Millions of rats in New York ‘could carry COVID’

Millions of rats living across New York City are susceptible to COVID-19, researchers have found.

Like humans, the rodents have proved vulnerable to multiple variants of the virus, from the original to Omicron, including high levels of infection in their upper and lower airways.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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