NYC Rats Are Even Grosser Than You Thought, Study Finds

October 15, 2014 1:21 PM

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NYC Rats Are Even Grosser Than You Thought, Study Finds

Rats are a part of daily life in New York as they scurry about subway tracks and garbage heaps. However, even though the creatures been neighbors of New Yorkers for centuries, researchers are still learning exactly how these rodents could affect the health of millions.

In a recently released study from scientists at Columbia University, researchers confirmed the fears of every New Yorker. These ubiquitous pests are housing dangerous bacteria including E. Coli, Salmonella and viruses including the deadly Seoul Hantavirus.

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