Health hazards by Mice and Rat Infestations

Health hazards by Mice and Rat Infestations

Health hazards by Mice and Rat Infestations

Feb 8, 2021, 12:50:16 PM News

It is a challenge to remain healthy in winters. The prime reasons for this notion can be temperature goes down significantly, we are subject to cold waves, the prevalence of flu and cold, and many more. But we have never concentrated our thoughts about increment in the population of mice and rats in our houses. Yes, as the winter arrives they also arrive as a threat. The major reason why we call it a threat is because they are potent to cause a number of health hazards. They intrude in houses to find food and shelter. But, the threat remains.

Simple home remedies

Irrespective of how much effort you make to protect your house and keep it clean. Mouse and rats will make their way from garbage areas or pipelines. In such a scenario we try to employ common home remedies to get rid of them. One of the most commonly adopted methods is the bucket mouse trap. It is s simple way to catch a mouse. However, it is important to gather knowledge about which lethal health hazards mouse infections can cause. In this article, we are going to enumerate the most potential diseases they can cause.

Hanta Virus

It is one of the most lethal and dreadful diseases which a rodent or mouse can transmit to human beings. People get infections from inhaling mouse urine, bacteria from droppings and saliva. So, if you live at a place where rodents are present in substantial numbers then beware of diseases. You should become aware and try to keep children safe as they would be more subject to exposure. Its early symptoms are headache, fatigue, fever, and muscle ache. One can also experience abdominal pain and dizziness.

Bubonic Plague

It is a deadly disease. It is so dangerous enough to kill thousands of people in no time. It is also known as Black Death at some places, primarily those which has suffered plague trauma in the past. One can fall ill of plague due to the bite of an infected rodent. It can cause several health hazards like a painful and swollen lymph node, severe headache, and even high fever. Its effects can be irreparable for those whose immune system is weak. We never know whether the mouse in our house is infected or not. What best we can do to save our loved ones is to adopt home remedies. Some of the common ones are bucket mouse trap and gate trap.

Rate Bite Fever (RBF)

It is majorly communicated to humans due to eating contaminated food by infected mice and other rodents. It is a fatal disease and can cause high and consistent fever if gets transmitted. One can notice its symptoms in between 3 – 10 days of getting infected. Development of rashes, severe muscle pain, and headache with high temperature are its symptoms.


It is also one of the common diseases rodents can cause. It gets transmitted from contaminated food and can cause abdominal pain and high fever.

Thus attacks of rodents, especially mouse can be lethal and bring health hazards. We all like to live healthy lives. Thus, work out your tactics to encounter this unwanted threat and save your loved ones and property.


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