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Tarpon Springs, FL
A 23-year-old male asked:

While working today i noticed a bat that was laying in a light i was working on. i never came into contact with and never got bit. i did however touch the light piece it was laying on. should i get the rabies vaccine? ive heard saliva can infect ppl?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
I think this is a low probability risk. Call the public health department for advice and any instructions.
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