Rodents are small critters that are found in both rural and urban communities. The most common ones are rats and mice, which we all know can bring a lot of damage and inconvenience to households and commercial areas. The biggest concern we all have are the diseases rodents carry. As a property owner, you should find ways to prevent rodent infestations and to remove them right away if they’re already there. By keeping them away, you can lessen the risk of getting infected by the diseases they carry.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists down diseases from rodents including those that are directly and indirectly transmitted by them. Direct transmission of diseases is possible through bites, scratches or handling rodents or their waste. These diseases include the following: