What Are Pests?
Pests are unwanted animals and insects that cause harm to humans and their living conditions. Pests carry disease-causing bacteria and parasites. Some examples of pests are insects like ants, termites, bees, wasps, mosquitoes, cockroaches and rodents like snakes, rats, mice etc.
What Diseases Are Caused By Pests?
Many pests harm human. Cockroaches carry and spread diseases like salmonella. Mosquitoes spread diseases like malaria and dengue. Rats cause viruses such as the hantavirus. Mice cause such diseases through their urine like rats. In doing so they leave behind salmonellosis.
How Are Pests Prevented?
There are different approaches for managing pests such as biological control, cultural controls, mechanical control, chemical control, physical barrier,
sterilization etc. The most common method of pest control is use of pesticides. That is, the chemicals which kill pests.
What Is Pest Control?
Pests reside in homes, urban environment, and agricultural area. They can be insects, birds, rodents, and other organisms. They share the habitat with humans and feed on their spoiled possessions. They are controlled by the professionals of pests control by using chemicals.
Side Effects Of Pest Control
Pest control chemicals can cause stomach cramps, diarrhea, nausea, headaches. A long-time exposure can cause loss of appetite, weight-loss, and weakness. Pesticides can also cause great harm or death to a person or living things. People must stay away for at least 2-4 hours from house or for a certain time once the service is completed. Or maybe 24 hours remaining outside depends on the type of service. After pest control treatment you must discard any food left outside, repair if any leaks were present. We can breathe some chemicals which are sprayed. Some will settle on skin or get into eyes. Others on food we eat or land or drinking water. So, our body absorbs them orally. They can even affect our pets as well. Our pets will have decreased appetite, fever, vomiting, diarrhea, seizures, depression etc.
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