Flea-borne typhus outbreak, rats taking over Los Angeles city buildings

Disease carrying fleas from a rat infestation are being blamed for a Typhus outbreak in Los Angeles. The outbreak has spread from the streets of ‘skid row’ to the offices of City Hall. City attorney Elizabeth Greenwood told local station KCAL9 she contracted typhus in November and said “I thought I was going to die.” Symptoms of […]

Scimetrics Ltd Corp Conservation Efforts Continue

At a March meeting with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Black-Footed Ferret Conservation Center in Colorado, Scimetrics Ltd Corp re-iterated its support of conservation efforts aimed at reducing the spread of plague in Black-Footed Ferret communities and the prairie dog population needed to sustain them. Updated methods of flea control were discussed as well […]

Kaput Rodent Flea Control Bait (RUP)

A one of a kind product containing Imidacloprid, an insecticide that acts systemically to kill fleas on Ground Squirrels and Prairie Dogs. It does NOT kill the rodent. This product is a real public health tool, since fleas may transfer the plague and other diseases to humans. Kaput Rodent Flea Control Bait has been successfully […]

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