HantavirusHantavirus can be a life-threatening disease that is transmitted to humans by rodents. This disease is especially prevalent in the white-footed deer mouse. Humans can become infected by exposure or inhalation of an infected rodent’s urine, droppings, or saliva. The symptoms of Hantavirus include headaches, dizziness, chills, and abdominal problems.
Bubonic PlagueThe Plague, or “Black Death”, is a very serious, contagious, and deadly disease. It’s known for killing one-third of the European population during the Middle Ages. The Plague is usually spread by an infected rodent flea. The symptoms include fever, headache, and swollen and painful lymph nodes.
SalmonellosisSalmonellosis is a food poisoning that is spread by rodent feces. It can also be spread if your food has been contaminated by rodent feces. The symptoms include diarrhea, fever, and abdominal pain.
Rat-Bite FeverRat-bite fever is potentially fatal and is spread by infected rodents or contaminated food by rodents. The symptoms start around 3-10 days after exposure and include fever, vomiting, headache, rash, and muscle pain. If you have rodents in your home, it’s important to get them out to prevent damage to your home and keep your family safe from disease. Call (877) 844-2847 if you need quick help from professional pest control.
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