Widespread Rat Infestation in DTLA Prompts Activists to Demand Officials Declare Public Health Emergency

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Los Angeles' rodent problem has gotten so far out of control that some experts are asking the governor to declare an emergency.

With an increasing homeless population comes an influx of rats and mice, particularly in downtown L.A.

Rats are known to carry dangerous diseases, which have already affected City Hall workers and Los Angeles police officers.

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