Wyoming woman dies of rabies after she was bitten by a bat

October 7, 2015 1:37 PM

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Wyoming woman dies of rabies after she was bitten by a bat

Officials say a Fremont County woman has died after contracting what is believed to be Wyoming's first confirmed human rabies case.

The Daily Ranger reports (http://bit.ly/1Z9Eg3p ) that the 77-year-old Lander resident contracted the disease in August after she was bitten by a bat. She began showing symptoms weeks later and was treated at a Lander hospital. She was recently transferred to a Salt Lake City-area hospital, where of...

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