Diseases Carried by Rats

The most notable disease carried by rats was the plague, that decimated London and was related to the black rat,these days this disease isn’t a problem within the UK. but there area unit 3 main diseases related to rat infestations found within the UK: –

  • Salmonella (food poisoning)
  • Weils disease (also called Leptospirosis) and
  • Trichinosis

All these diseases are often fatal in severe cases

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