A Columbia University study of New York City rats discovered a large number of pathogens in these feared rodents.
- Some cause food-borne illnesses.
- Others were never found in New York before.
- The rats had at least 18 unknown viruses.
“Given the close quarters shared by rats and New Yorkers, this is a recipe for a public health nightmare.” said Peter Daszak, the president of EcoHealth Alliance, a scientific organization that researches the links between human health and wildlife.
NYC complaints about pests rose 10% in the last year to 24,586.
“This is a rat race we’re all losing.” – NYC Controller Scott Stringer – October 12, 2014
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