Mountains of rotting rat-infested trash has piled sky-high in the liberal utopia of Los Angeles despite millions of dollars allocated for clean up and prevention.
In October, LA Mayor Garcetti promised to clean up the heaps of rat-infested trash piling up around Los Angeles to help combat the Typhus epidemic.
Even though the Mayor allocated millions of dollars to help clean up the streets in LA, especially Skid Row, known as “the Typhus Zone,” there are still mountains of trash everywhere and the infectious disease is worsening.
Several months ago the large piles of trash were cleared out, but the problem is back and much worse than before.
“I can’t walk down the street without thinking that a flea could jump on me,” said Estela Lopez, who represents business owners in the area.
Last fall, typhus began spreading across the homeless population through fleas that live on the rats that rummage through the trash, however Liz Greenwood, the Deputy City Attorney who works at City Hall contracted the disease.
Symptoms of typhus include fever, headache and a rash. Untreated cases are fatal.
“It felt like somebody was driving railroad stakes through my eyes and out the back of my neck,” Greenwood told NBC 4 last week. “Who gets typhus? It’s a medieval disease that’s caused by trash.”
Ms. Greenwood believes she contracted typhus from fleas that have infested her office at City Hall East.
Heaps of trash, rats, typhus, exploding homeless population and tent cities — isn’t liberalism grand?