20601A-WFNZ-the-fan-Final2 35h_CBSSportsRad_1660AM

bats

File photo of a doctor's office. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Hospital Patients Warned About Bats

South Carolina health officials want anyone who stayed in the east wing of an Orangeburg hospital this year to call them.

02/18/2014

File photo of bats.  (Photo by: JOHN WILSON/AFP/Getty Images)

WVa Wind Farm Could Kill Dozens Of Endangered Bats

The operator of a southern West Virginia wind farm estimates that several dozen endangered bats could be killed by flying into turbine blades during a 25-year period, according to a federal review of the risks to the flying mammals.

09/14/2013

This photo taken on July 20, 2011 shows fruit bats as they hang from a tree in Gayndah, South Eastern Queensland. (credit: JOHN WILSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Rapidly Spreading Disease Found In Bats In South Carolina

A disease that has killed millions of bats in the eastern U.S. is now in South Carolina , leading some scientists to say more needs to be done to stop the fungus that is spreading the illness.

03/11/2013

File photo of bats. (credit: JOHN WILSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Artificial Cave Built To Help Save Bats From Fungus That Has Killed Millions

Conservationists have built an artificial bat cave deep in the Tennessee woods to see if it can be a blueprint for saving bats who are dying by the millions from a fungus spreading across North America.

09/14/2012

This photo taken on July 20, 2011 shows fruit bats as they hang from a tree in Gayndah, South Eastern Queensland. (credit: JOHN WILSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Becomes First Person To Contract Rabies In South Carolina In 50 Years

A middle-aged Sumter County woman has become the first human to contract rabies in South Carolina in more than 50 years, state health officials said Friday.

12/16/2011