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The menace of rats in London poses a major challenge during coronavirus lockdown

In view of the coronavirus lockdown, restaurants and office buildings in London are closed; rats have migrated to residential areas in search of food
Rats usually survive on food wastes, but because of coronavirus, there is a lockdown. The disease is highly contagious, and people venture out only to attend to urgent work, and visits to hotels and restaurants have reduced drastically. Shutters are down on most of the eating joints. Even many of the offices are closed to prevent the spread of contamination. The result is a scarcity of food for the rodents, and they have shifted their attention to residential areas of London. As a pest controller says - "Rats are like little survival machines; wherever you get reliable access to food waste, they'll keep coming back." They are usually found in rubbish bins' vicinity, but a shortage of food has forced the pests to be on the move and search for new areas. They have modified their strategy because restaurants and office buildings in London are empty, and the rodents have had to identify new alternatives. Their presence in human habitats has increased. The pandemic has affected the lives of...
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