The mayor of new York bill De Blasio has allocated $ 32 million for the fight against rats in the city. On Wednesday, July 12, according to ABC News.
Since September in several parts of the city will begin replacement of rubbish bins on the streets in iron containers. The government will also replace flooring in basement on concrete and will purchase new machines for pressovaniya waste that rats will not be able to open.
In February, authorities in new York said that one person died of a rare disease transmitted by rats, and two others seriously injured. Study 2014 show that the city is home to two million rodents, although previously it was thought that their population is comparable to the number of residents in new York and people and is eight million individuals.
In March 2015, scientists have found in new York South of rodents rat flea is the vector of bubonic plague. This disease has caused the “Black death” — a devastating epidemic in the fourteenth century that killed from 25 to 50 million Europeans.