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    A stock clerk was sent to clean up a storeroom in
    > Maui, Hawaii.
    > When he got back, he was complaining that the
    > storeroom was really filthy and that he had noticed dried mouse or rat
    > droppings in some areas. A couple of days later, he started to feel like
    > he
    > was
    > coming down with a stomach flu, complained of sore
    > joints and headaches, and began to vomit. He went to bed and never really
    > got
    > up again. Within twodays he was severely ill and weak. His blood sugar
    > count
    > was down to 66, and his face and eyeballs were yellow.
    > He was rushed to the emergency at Pali-Momi, where he
    > was diagnosed to be suffering from massive organ failure. He died shortly
    > before midnight. No one would have made the connection between his job and
    >
    > his death had it not been for a doctor who specifically asked if
    > he had been in a warehouse or exposed to dried rat or
    > mouse droppings at any time.They said there is a virus (much like the
    > Hanta
    > virus) that lives in dried rat and mouse droppings.
    > Once dried, these droppings are like dust and can
    > easily be breathed inor ingested if a person does not wear protective gear
    > or
    > fails to wash face and hands thoroughly. An autopsy was performed on the
    > clerk to verify the doctor's suspicions. This is why it is
    > extremely important to ALWAYS carefully rinse off the
    > tops of canned sodas or foods, and to wipe off pasta
    > packaging, cereal boxes, and so on. Almost everything you buy in a
    > supermarket was stored in a warehouse at one time or another, and stores
    > themselves often have rodents. Most of us remember to wash vegetables and
    > fruits but never think of boxes and cans. The ugly truth is, even the most
    >
    > modern, upper-class,super store has rats and mice. And their warehouse
    > most
    > assuredly does! Whenever you buy any canned soft drink, please make sure
    > that
    > you wash the top with
    > running water and soap or, if that is not available, drink with a straw.
    > The investigation of soda cans by the Center for
    > Disease Control in Atlanta discovered that the tops of soda cans can be
    > encrusted with dried rat's urine, which is so toxic it can be lethal.
    > Canned
    > drinks and
    > other food stuffs are stored in warehouses and conntainers that to are
    > usually infested with rodents, and then they get transported retail
    > outlets
    > without being properly cleaned. Please forward this message to the people
    > you
    > care about. (I JUST DID!)
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~<br /><br />God Bless the USA!!!!<br />~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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    Oh jeez thanks for scaring the shit out of me just another freaking thing to worry about.
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    [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img] if I was trying to scare you, I would have said:


    BOO!


    just trying to pass on important stuff like rat poop [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]
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    This is obviously a story that we should all give a rat's ass about. [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img] [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img] [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img] [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]

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    DAMMIT! Just when I was getting over my fear that the garbage disposal was gonna get me, now I have rodent excrement to worry about.
    Don't bark at me...<b>I</b> didn't name ya.

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    Thanks! You're an Angel. [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img] [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]
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    Damn... This is gross. Thanks, Angel. I think. [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]

    By the way, has anyone else ever seen the movie, "Ratboy?" LOL. Talk about rat shit! That movie sucked!

    OK, just thout you guys should know that. [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]
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