November 2013

Bed bugs infest Cuyahoga Co. adult centers; is response appropriate?

November 27, 2013

Bed bugs, genitalia, and sticky tape. WTF!?! Are you squirming in your seat yet? Just wait, it gets worse… (If video does not work, you can watch it on WOIO’s site.) Arlene Sampson, a social worker, claims her boss ordered her to remove bed bugs from a sixty-something year old disabled man’s genitals using “highly […]

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Orlando’s Fire Station 6 battles bed bugs

November 19, 2013

Firefighters at Fire Station 6 near Orlando Executive Airport are dealing with the red scourge: bed bugs. As WFTV notes, The Fire Department is taking aggressive action to keep the pests out of other stations and even homes. The first thing to do with a bed bug infestation is to throw away mattresses, which the […]

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Bed bug infestation in an Illinois school becomes lesson

November 5, 2013

Hadley Junior High in Glen Ellyn, Illinois (a western suburb of Chicago) is currently dealing with a “small bed bug infestation.” According to video from WGN news, a science teacher at Hadley has turned their bed bug infestation into a “teachable moment” by building a model and teaching students what to look for. Good idea! […]

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