Shoo, Fly, Don’t Bother Me

When flies land on things like food scraps, manure, faeces or dead animals they pick up disease-carrying germs and germs. The germs are carried on their hairy bodies and legs and in their stomachs.

Those same flies land on you and your family; on food, cups, knives and plates, spreading those same germs and particles.

When you eat that food or use these articles when eating food, you become sick.

Germs from a fly’s legs and body, and stomach get onto food while it is eating, and some of these germs will be left behind on the food after the fly has gone.

Diseases caused by germs and parasites from flies include bacterial diseases, salmonellosis, shigellosis, trachoma, viral diseases and hepatitis A.

Should you have any cuts and sores on your body, disease-carrying flies can land on them and cause them to become infected.

Flies can also carry a germ which causes the serious eye disease trachoma.

As flies are attracted to the salt in the tears (moisture) from people’s eyes and can pass on germs which cause other kinds of eye infections, such as pus eyes.


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One thought on “Shoo, Fly, Don’t Bother Me”

  1. That was very informative. Some I already knew but other stuff that I didn’t.

    How does one get rid of flies around your home?
    Iv often got flies I front of my kitchen window screen. We have screen doors and windows throughout.
    Iv notice flies have been breeding out in my house but I can’t find the eggs.

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