Fly are very common insects found almost all over the world; usually on and around filth, garbage and refuse and human habitation. Has a high breeding rate and liking almost any kind of food material; its habit of regurgitating while feeding and particles of dirt etc sticking to its body hairs makes it a very efficient carrier of disease-causing organisms. Fly’s commonly seen in our surroundings: Common House Fly, Drain Fly, Fruit Fly, Flesh Fly, and Blow Fly.
Facts About Fly’s:
- Do you know that house fly can carry about 6 million bacteria/virus on their body and about 25 million in their stomach.
- Fly has no biting type of mouth parts. Hence first it spits its saliva, dissolves food stuff and then sucks the dissolved food; in this process fly passes on bacteria/virus that causes Typhoid, Cholera, Dysentery & Diarrhea to the food stuff that we eat.
Diseases caused by Fly’s:
Cholera, Dysentery, Typhoid Fever, Salmonellosis, Hepatitis, Poliomyelitis, Diarrhea etc.