Bed Bugs and Public Health

April 1, 2009

The news was abuzz today with reports about a new report in the Journal of the American Medical Association, from Jerome Goddard and Richard DeShazo. It’s a review of past research on the question of whether bed bugs transmit disease. . . . in the April 1 issue of the Journal of the American Medical […]

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Bed bugs at Spring Valley, NY apartment complex

March 29, 2009

Every unit in a large (five building, 70-unit) apartment complex, Spring Valley Commons, in Spring Valley, NY, is getting treated for bed bugs. Suzan Clarke of the Journal News reports that: The treatment – which begins today – comes after residents complained to the county’s health department that they were being bitten in their homes […]

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Halifax tenants dealing with with bed bugs and unsympathetic health department

November 10, 2008

The Chronicle Herald in Halifax had more to say about bed bugs on Sunday, reminding readers that it can be hard to get a landlord to deal with bed bugs in private rentals, and pointing out exactly why the provincial government isn’t getting involved: Tenants who move into privately owned apartments already infested with bedbugs […]

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