Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been a major setback, arousing many questions. With mild weather encompassing the corner of the world, the question that bothers a lot of minds is; “Can pests spread Coronavirus to humans?” 

For instance, a mosquito to infect humans, the virus should be able to replicate in the mosquito’s respiratory system, but it can’t. The World Health Organization (WHO), and The Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) agreed that pests are not a vector of COVID-19 simply because if a blood-sucking insect cannot become infected, it cannot spread it to its host.

COVID-19 is primarily spread by airborne droplets from a sneeze or cough, or by touching a contaminated surface. 


Pest still pose as a threat to your familyApproximately all countries are enforcing the self-isolation order, families are spending more time out-of-doors for a change in prospect. Although pests cannot spread Coronavirus, they can spread several other catastrophic diseases. And perversely, pests don’t practice social distancing, so you and your family members are still prone to be infected by a pest disease coming from a mosquito bite or a from a bug. 




There are several ways you can avoid being bitten by a mosquito, which is also determined by the activity around your home. Here’s A DIY process you can do to protect yourself and your family;  

Protecting your home

 Avoid stall or standing water, such as kiddie pools and covers, flower pots, trashcans, and birdbaths. Mosquitoes need as little as a teaspoon of water to reproduce. Guarantee all windows and doors have protected, tear-free screens. 

Shielding your skin

cover all extremities with light-colored, long-sleeved shirts and pants while outdoors and always wear an insect repellent. Mosquitoes are also drawn to perfumes, so avoid fragrant hairspray and cologne.  


Here are five primary disease concerns associated with pests:

  • Malaria

Malaria is a disease caused by mosquitoes that are transmitted to humans through the bites of infected mosquitoes. There is a certain symptom related to People infected with malaria which is usually sickness with a high fever and shaking colds. Yearly, around 210 billion people are affected by malaria, and roughly 712,000 people die of malaria disease. Research proves that the people who die from malaria disease are young children, especially in Africa.

  • West Nile Virus

Humans are commonly infected with West Nile Virus (WNV) by mosquitoes and bed bugs. moreover, it can also be spread through breastfeeding, blood transfusions, organ donations, and breastfeeding as well. Research also proves the symptoms are similar to the mild flu after contracting WNV. it takes up to two weeks to fully recover, but only a few patients develop life-threatening complications, especially the elderly and those with relapsed immune systems. 

  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is a disease that can lead to a rarefied but serious brain infection, which usually escalates to permanent damage to the central nervous system. Research reports prove that EEE has claimed a lot of lives of approximately 30 percent of its human hosts, so preventing a bug bite is essential and mandatory.

  • Yellow Fever

Yellow fever is an infectious disease spread by a specific type of mosquito but commonly transmitted by bed bugs. The infection is well-known in regions of Africa and South America. Moreover, its symptoms are closely related to malaria which includes; the typical fever as the name implies, headache, vomiting, and nausea. Yellow fever usually gets severe if not properly treated, resulting to further health complications causing heart, liver, and kidney dilemmas simultaneously with bleeding (hemorrhaging). Roughly 67% of people with a more severe type of yellow fever die of the disease. There's no definite medicine for treating yellow fever. FUMIGATION WAREHOUSE recommends getting a yellow fever vaccine ere to traveling to an area in which the virus is known to b rampant can protect you from the disease.

  • Canine Heartworm

While mosquitoes tend to favor the human hosts, they are known to also feed on other warm-blooded animals. Canine heartworm is a severe parasitic disease that is spread to dogs through infected mosquitoes or bed bugs. Meanwhile, during a blood meal, the mosquito transfers heartworm into the bitten wound. Over-time, tiny worms generate and multiply then wreak plunder on the heart, arteries, and lungs, while absorbing its host’s nutrients. without proper medical attention, the damage might become more fatal. Moreover, the good news is canine heartworm is 100% preventable. 


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