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Dr. Jorge Parada
National Pest Management Association
Health Hazards Posed by Rodents

Rodents, such as rats, mice, prairie dogs and rabbits, are associated with a number of health risks. In fact, rats and mice are known to spread more than 35 diseases.
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Missy Henriksen
National Pest Management Association
The Bug Lady Talks Chikungunya

Chikungunya, a debilitating virus that causes extreme pain to limbs and joints, was a surprisingly frequent topic of conversation over the winter holidays. The reason for the strange discussion topic? Vacation!
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Dr. Danny McDonald
Sam Houston State University
The Tawny Crazy Ant

The tawny crazy ant, Nylanderia fulva (also known as the Caribbean crazy ant, hairy crazy ant, and Rasberry crazy ant) is a new invasive ant species that is terrorizing the Gulf Coast states.
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