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What Diseases Do Mice Carry?

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What diseases are spread by mice? The deBugged blog shares information about some of the most common diseases humans can contract from mice & other rodents.

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No Bugs to Fear = Holiday Cheer!

No matter what holiday you are celebrating this year, there is still the need for caution. Tales are passed down through generations about holiday cheer thwarted by the reckless invader. Home invasions, that’s right. Every year, delinquents join the festivities unbeknownst to you and your family. This year…that won’t happen because you’ll know how to stop [...]

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Cleaning Up After A Flood

As the coastal surge retreats and storm Sandy sweeps away from New York City, Pennsylvania and upstate New York, the destruction is far from over. Flood clearance will be encumbered by wind warnings and a wintry cold front which is likely to produce heavy rain, snowfall and local flooding. Some areas may also be without power until [...]

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Rats, Fleas and The Plague

The media widely reported that a man in Oregon had contracted the plague after being bitten by a mouse. The Plague is a bacterial disease carried by rodents. It is spread from one rodent to another by fleas. Humans bitten by an infected flea usually develop a bubonic form of plague which is characterized by a swelling of [...]

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Don’t Say Aloha To Mice

My trip to Maui lasted five months, and it was just what I needed. I had recently ended a 12-year relationship and had met someone new. However, it was October, I was living in Seattle, and the notorious cloudy winter was beginning to set in. Needing a break from Seattle, from cloudy skies and from [...]

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