“Bat attacks on humans increasing”

 

Bela Lugosi, MD
Don’t worry: The doctor has everything under control.   (Wikimedia Commons public domain image)

 

I realize that this sounds like a mid-twentieth century Hollywood horror plot, but it’s real and rather serious:

 

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/bats-rabies-deforestation-brazil-urbanisation-diseases-humans-animals-transmission-between-species-a7768666.html

 

My use of the photograph above to make a little joke merely reveals, yet again, my tastelessness and lack of compassion.

 

Posted from Boston, Massachusetts

 

 

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