“Bed bugs invade another oceanfront motel. This time the health department forced the MacThrift Motor Inn on 22nd street to close off some of its rooms because of the pesky little critters.” Five rooms, to be exact.
Bed bugs in Brown County, Ohio.
“Dr. George J. Burton, a medical entomologist for the U.S. Public Health Service who has studied bedbugs in India and British Guiana, says in Public Health Reports that the bedbug has been accused of carrying the microbes of no fewer than 30 infectious diseases: anthrax, brucellosis, epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis, leprosy, paratyphoid fever, plague, pneumococcal pneumonia, staphylococcal septicemia, tuberculosis, tularemia, typhoid fever, boutonneuse fever, epidemic typhus, exanthematous typhus, Q fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, relapsing fever, epidemic jaundice (Brazzaville), sleeping sickness, encephalomyelitis, influenza, lymphocytic choriomeningitis, poliomyelitis, smallpox, yellow fever, Chagas’ disease, malaria, oriental sore, mansonelliasis, onchocerciasis.”
bed bugs in Virginia Beach (again), Brown County, Ohio, and potential health risks
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