Killer vampire bats attack 500 people

Source: telegraph.co.uk

Rabid vampire bats have attacked more than 500 people in Peru’s Amazon, leading to the deaths of four children.

The attacks occurred in the village of Urakusa, in northeastern Peru, where the indigenous Aguajun tribe lives. At least four people are believed to have succumbed to rabies as a result.
Medical supplies and vaccines to treat those infected with rabies have been sent to the tribe.

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