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City Rodents Packed With Pathogens

More than 400 New York City mice were trapped over a period of 13 months and 3 to 14 percent were carriers of gastrointestinal disease-causing agents such as shigella, salmonella, E. coli and C. diff.  Mice, in particular, may pose an increased risk to humans because they’re known to live inside people’s homes, invading their kitchens and easily contaminating their indoor spaces.  Read more...


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