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Rabid bat confirmed on Georgia campus, students warned

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Health officials say students at a Georgia university have been warned after a rabid bat was found on campus. The Chatham County Health Department says the bat tested positive for rabies after it was taken to a veterinarian. It was found Feb. 18 on the campus of Savannah State University, on the rear porch of the school's College of Business Administration building. The health department said in a news release it was interviewing students who had contact with the bat to determine whether they needed treatment. Rabies is a potentially fatal disease that can be spread from infected animals to humans through bites, scratches and other contact. 

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