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Libertarian candidate scraps rally appearance after being bitten by bat

Libertarian candidate scraps rally appearance after being bitten by bat
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Libertarian presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen had to cancel a planned campaign rally appearance set for Saturday after she was bit by a bat.

"I will not be able to attend the campaign rally tomorrow morning. I will be getting a rabies vaccine as a precaution after having been bitten by a bat near the start of this campaign tour," Jorgensen tweeted Friday.

Jorgensen's campaign wrote on Facebook that she would get a rabies vaccine on the advice of her doctor, though she later tweeted that she did not believe the bat was rabid.

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The candidate indicated she was still planning on attending events for her campaign on Saturday afternoon in Mississippi.

Jorgensen, who has registered around 3 percent support in recent state polls, appeared to be taking the incident in stride, tweeting multiple bat-related posts Friday night.

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