Rumor of Deadly Cockroaches

Rumor of Deadly Cockroaches

Rumour Date: 6/30/2019

Summary: ​The waste management authority in Abu Dhabi has been stomping down hard on the latest rumor circulating on UAE social networking sites.​

Rumour: ​The waste management authority in Abu Dhabi has been stomping down hard on the latest rumor circulating on UAE social networking sites.​

Rumour Answer: Cricket insect is a social insect that can exist and live outside and inside the house or in around the buildings and in home garden, especially when there is a suitable environment for growth and reproduction, such as wetlands, ponds, plant residues, food wastes or even fabrics, Omnivorous feeding can therefore cause some loss and damage to clothing, fabrics and other household contents and can also feed on some plants in the gardens and cause some losses. However, this is not an economic scourge in the sense that it does not cause losses requiring chemical control operations except in the case of, Therefore, the outbreak is an Occasional pest. However, this insect is very disturbing because of the noise caused by the continuous high sound that males produce as a means of attracting females to mating. Therefore, they are also called nuisance and household pest Therefore, we recommend that members of the community if they are aware of the presence of such insect inside the house or beyond fear or concern and communicate with the municipality to provide necessary guidance and safe control, if necessary, such as the use of traps or certain types of grafts suitable for this pest.It is worth mentioning that although it is called cockroaches, it differs from domestic cockroaches in many points and does not follow them in the same insect group, but this is a generic name for the similarity between them. Therefore, it has not been proven to be a carrier of pathogens that can infect humans. For the rumors received, please always check the accuracy and not transfer and circulation of such news or information and always refer to specialized official sources.

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