Let’s be clear… bats are beneficial. They consume an incredible number of mosquitoes and other unwanted insects. Having said that, we also need to be clear that bats can be harmful. When human habitations become bat habitations we can quickly end up with a problem.
Bats hanging in your attic can rapidly produce a vast amount of bat droppings and bat droppings can harbor Histoplasma. Histoplasma can cause histoplasmosis, a potentially severe infection.
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