Secret Site Map
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Home News 100 New Yorkers Bitten by Rats Each Year

100 New Yorkers Bitten by Rats Each Year

Rodents & Mice

Rodents bite about 100 New Yorkers each year, according to city Health Department statistics. In 2010, rats chewed on 86 New Yorkers, and so far this year, 29 people reported getting their skin pierced by a rodent’s sharp teeth.

| August 8, 2011

Rodents bite about 100 New Yorkers each year, according to city Health Department statistics.
In 2010, rats chewed on 86 New Yorkers, and so far this year, 29 people reported getting their skin pierced by a rodent’s sharp teeth.

The Health Department records bites from people reporting it on their website, and from emergency room doctors. But many more bite horror stories may go unreported.

Some of the bites come from mice, the Health Department noted. In 2010, 34 of the total bites came from mice, often snapping at people while caught in traps.

Source. www.metro.us/newyork

 

Top news

Cook’s Open House Showcases State-of-the-Art Training Facilities

Residential and commercial training centers provide hands-on educational opportunities in a “real-world” setting for technicians and sales personnel.

Bed Bugs Turn Up in Senate Office Building

The pests were found on the sixth floor of the Dirksen building last week, causing officials to take emergency measures such as closing off a restroom for a couple of days with yellow police tape, the Daily Caller reports.

'Super Ants' Discovered in London

An invasion of super ants that are attracted to electricity is feared to be spreading across the south of the country after a large nest was discovered in a house in London, metro.co.uk reports.

Mayor Dies After Wasp Attack

The mayor of a Quebec, Canada community died of anaphylactic shock after after being attacked by wasps while on vacation.

ESA Announces Newly Certified ACEs — July 2014

The Entomological Society of America (ESA) announced 16 new Associated Certified Entomologists.