As we all know, the DC Metro area has a lot of delicious restaurants. This means that there are usually dumpsters full of food waste in the alleys behind them. But now, everything is shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This being the case, the usual food resources available to rodents are not there. This may cause these rodents, such as rats, to search elsewhere for food and these marauding rodents may find their way to residential areas.