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Bonnie Pellerin

Written by: Bonnie Pellerin

The Hidden Health Risks of Rodent Infestations: How to Protect Yourself and Your Family

Rodents like mice, rats, and raccoons are not just a nuisance when they invade your home – they can also pose a serious health risk. These animals can carry a range of diseases that can be transmitted to humans through contact with their droppings, urine, saliva, or even their fleas.

Hantavirus

Hantavirus is a serious respiratory illness that can be transmitted to humans through contact with rodent droppings, urine, or saliva. Symptoms of hantavirus infection include fever, headache, muscle aches, and difficulty breathing. In severe cases, hantavirus can lead to respiratory failure and death.

Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that is transmitted to humans through contact with the urine of infected rodents. Symptoms of leptospirosis include fever, headache, muscle aches, and vomiting. In severe cases, leptospirosis can lead to kidney and liver failure.

Salmonellosis

Salmonellosis is a type of food poisoning that is often associated with rodents like mice and rats. The bacteria that causes salmonellosis can be transmitted to humans through contact with rodent droppings or through contaminated food or water. Symptoms of salmonellosis include fever, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps.

Raccoon Roundworm

Raccoons can carry a parasite called Baylisascaris procyonis, also known as raccoon roundworm. Humans can become infected with raccoon roundworm by accidentally ingesting soil or other materials contaminated with raccoon feces. Symptoms of raccoon roundworm infection include nausea, fatigue, and neurological symptoms such as confusion, lack of coordination, and seizures.

Preventing Rodent-Related Diseases

The best way to prevent rodent-related diseases is to prevent rodents from entering your home in the first place. This can be achieved by sealing up any cracks or holes in your home’s exterior, keeping food in sealed containers, and maintaining a clean living environment.

       If you suspect that you have a rodent infestation in your home, it is important to take action immediately. This may involve setting traps or using a natural rodent spray like Minus Bite Run Away Rodent Spray to repel rodents without harming them.

       Rodents can carry a range of diseases that can be transmitted to humans, making them a serious health risk. By taking steps to prevent rodent infestations and using natural pest control solutions, you can protect yourself and your family from these potential dangers.

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Use Indoors: kitchen, near pet dishes, dining area, garage, basement & attic.

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