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B.C. man dies of rabies after coming into contact with bat (SPH)

A B.C. man has died of rabies at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver after coming into contact with a bat. (Tina Lovgreen)
A B.C. man has died of rabies at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver after coming into contact with a bat. (Tina Lovgreen)

A 21-year-old B.C. man has died of rabies after coming into contact with a bat on Vancouver Island, health officials confirmed Monday.

B.C.’s provincial health officer Bonnie Henry said the man came into contact with the bat in mid May and began showing symptoms six weeks later. He died at at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver on Saturday.

Read the full story on CBC News.

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