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Strains of coronavirus found in rats at food markets and restaurants in Asia
Strains of coronavirus found in rats at food markets and restaurants in Asia
A new study has found that rats destined for South-east Asia’s markets and restaurants have been found to carry multiple coronaviruses.
Edinburgh's rat population is 'out of control'
Edinburgh's rat population is 'out of control'
A Scotland-based pest management professional has reported that Edinburgh's rat population is “out of control” with rodents gathering in gardens and building “burrow upon burrow”.
Terminix director adopts green Mohican to raise funds for NHS charity
Terminix director adopts green Mohican to raise funds for NHS charity
Gareth Davies, specialist services, procurement & innovations director at Terminix UK, has launched a hair-raising initiative to support a leading NHS charity.
Social distancing warning to employers from the HSE
Social distancing warning to employers from the HSE
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned employers it will hand out enforcement notices to those who do not comply with the two-metre social distancing rule in workplaces that remain open during the coronavirus outbreak.
Brandenburg joins NHS fight against COVID-19
Brandenburg joins NHS fight against COVID-19
Leading fly trap manufacturer Brandenburg has embraced the challenges of lockdown by producing and donating face safety visors to NHS healthcare workers across seven healthcare centres in the UK.
Government announces COVID-19 testing for key workers
Government announces COVID-19 testing for key workers
The government has today announced that key workers who are showing symptoms of Covid-19 will be eligible to apply for a test.
New issue of Pest magazine out now!
New issue of Pest magazine out now!
The latest issue of Pest magazine (68) has been published and is available to download on the website.
BPCA reports a surge in pest activity in Covid-19 shutdown
BPCA reports a surge in pest activity in Covid-19 shutdown
A poll of members of the British Pest Control Association (BPCA) has reported an increase in rat and mice in the COVID-19 pandemic.


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