BALTIMORE (WUSA) -- Officials from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene say a bat that reportedly landed on a person at a Ravens game on August 17 may have exposed some people to rabies.
According to officials, the person was sitting in the 500 section of M&T Bank Stadium during the 8 p.m. game between the Ravens and the Detroit Lions. The bat was brushed off and flew away.
Officials say it's possible that other people in that area may have also touched the bat, and they are asking those people to call their local health department.
Officials not that they were not able to test the bat but that bats can sometimes be infected with rabies.
The also say more than 200 animals have been diagnosed with rabies to date this year in Maryland.