In our previous post, we discussed Hantavirus – a virus that is spread by wild rodents like mice or rats. It causes the Hantavirus infection that can prove fatal to human beings. Someone comes into contact with the virus through […]Read More
Hantavirus is a disease that is caused by different strains of hantaviruses which are mostly found in wild rodents like rats and mice. These hantaviruses can cause a severe and fatal lung disease called Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome.
How is this disease […]
Most people agree that roaches are a great nuisance when they invade your home. Not only are they dirty and annoying, but it can also be quite difficult to get rid of them.
It is important to know which type of […]
For the most part, termites are harmless in their natural habitat, but they can cause serious damage to your home, especially if they come into contact with wooden structures; they chew on wood slowly but can do it non-stop. They […]Read More
Virginia is home to a number of snake species, but there are three that have a bite that is poisonous to human beings. While the presence of any type of snake around your home is concerning, it’s especially important to […]Read More
Rodents have the ability to invade most homes in suburban Virginia and Maryland. As a homeowner, it can be shocking to find rodents like mice and rats in the home. Unfortunately, these pests can squeeze through the smallest cracks and […]Read More
Ants are very little creatures but they can be incredibly annoying. They have the uncanny ability to get into just about any kind of home. The fact that they are little and seem harmless for the most part does not […]Read More
Mosquitoes have long been known to cause health problems in human beings. You have probably heard enough about malaria, dengue, and Zika virus to know that mosquitoes are a serious threat to human health.
Unfortunately, the problems don’t end there – […]
Have you ever sat next to someone who was constantly complaining of mosquito bites while you had not been bitten once? While the idea of ‘sweet blood’ may be your first guess, it’s not quite accurate.
So what is it, really? […]
It is true that most small mammals like hamsters, bats, chipmunks, and dormice hibernate during winter. This is a survival tactic that helps them avoid freezing temperatures. For this to happen, they ensure they have enough supplies to last them […]Read More