Leaf blowers spread infected substances through the cloud of dust they generate in the environment.
These Infected substances come from dried sputum or vomiting and litter and contain microorganisms that transmit hepatitis, typhoid fever, tuberculosis, cholera, salmonellosis and other diseases. Faeces and urine from rats and mice may be present among these infected substances.
- Salmonellosis can spread through food contamination from infected rodent faeces.
- Lymphocytic choromeningitis Lymphocytic choromeningitis is a serious viral infection of domestic mice and is transmitted to man (mainly in children) in food contaminated with feces of infested mice.
- Leptospirosis spreads through mouse urin.
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