A 24-year-old male asked:
from india, my eyes came dangerously close to a flying bat while playing in the night. i am very scared about rabies, ebola, nipah etc. please help?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Hilary Petersel answered
18 years experience Pediatrics
Need rabies shots: If there is a possibility of bat exposure, then you need rabies prophylaxis. It is controversial if you were awake when you saw it and not bitten, then you are probably safe.
Answered on Mar 31, 2015
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