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Can Pests Spread the Coronavirus?

The coronavirus pandemic is still active around the world, and many people are fearful that they will catch this disease. While coronavirus can be spread from human to human, there is no evidence that this illness can be spread through pests. As summer is approaching, many people are concerned about having contact with pests and how that will affect their health. Continue reading to learn about pests and the other diseases they can carry.

Insects

Summer is always a time for insects to come out of hibernation and thrive. People across the world experience an insect increase during warm months, and there is a higher chance of getting bitten or stung by these pests. Many people are concerned about contracting a disease in this manner because mosquitoes have been found to carry malaria and the Zika virus, and ticks are known for carrying Lyme disease. However, there is absolutely no evidence that any insect can carry the coronavirus. Human-to-human contact is the only way this disease can be spread.

Rodents

Pests like rabbits, squirrels, mice, rats, and raccoons also come out more during the summer. It is easy for these small rodents to make their way into your yard and garage and potentially your home if there is an easy entrance. Many rodents are nocturnal, so you will have a higher chance of seeing them at night. Thankfully, there is no evidence of these pests carrying coronavirus. Although rodents can be a nuisance, you do not have to worry about them transmitting this virus.

Contact A-Academy Termite and Pest Today!

A-Academy provides quality service at affordable prices. Our technicians are individually state-licensed and take pride in solving your pest control needs. Our supervisors have over 40 years of experience in handling termite and pest control issues. Our company also has a full construction crew that can perform structural repairs caused by wood-destroying insects. We know all about pests and the damage they can do, which is why we provide this excellent service.

A-Academy also offers animal control, which includes wildlife. We have licensed animal control officers on staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We also offer free yearly inspections of your home. Our state-licensed office staff is available and ready to guide and assist you in resolving your pest control needs. Click here or give us a call at 866-926-4675. We look forward to working with you!

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