Healthcare Rat meat for sale at Assam market, health officials raise the alarm over Coronavirus Updated : February 14, 2020 06:27 AM IST Rodents are known vectors for various diseases that can be transmitted to humans. Various species of rodents are consumed by the tribal population in Lower Assam. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.