bitten by bed bugs

Woman says she suffered bed bug bites at Bally’s in Atlantic City

January 16, 2009

Fox 29 Philadelphia reports Gail Edmond claims she suffered from bed bug bites on her arm, wrist, finger, and stomach, while staying at Bally’s Resort and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Edmond says she isn’t seeking a payout: “Want money? I’m not hurting. I don’t want money from Bally’s. My main concern here was, […]

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KRDO in Colorado Springs: some misleading advice regarding bed bugs

September 11, 2008

The KRDO article posted at this link is innocuous enough, but do click and watch the video. There is some misleading information there. First, Colorado Springs Code Enforcement Officer Ken Lewis tells KRDO viewers that “If you sleep in a bed that had bed bugs, you probably won’t see the bed bugs, or feel the […]

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Patrons claim they are being bitten by mysterious bug at upscale Chicago restaurant

September 8, 2008

Some patrons of an upscale Chicago restaurant (Japonais, in the River North neighborhood) claim to have received what they think are insect bites during recent dining experiences. CBS 2 reports, [Customer Sharon] O’Brien filed a complaint about Japonais with the health department. She says after eating here last Friday, she awoke the next morning with […]

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More students at college finding bed bugs in their dorm rooms

September 4, 2008

NYU students blogged about it first. Now the Guilfoid (apparently a student gossip blog at Guilford College in North Carolina) claims to have heard two bed bug reports at the school in 24 hours. The GW Hatchet (an independent student paper at George Washington University in Washington D.C.) also reports that bed bugs had been […]

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Boston Globe on the second hand furniture “industry” and bed bugs

August 31, 2008

This article was not primarily about bed bugs; it was mainly about college students, and how it’s harder than ever to furnish a student apartment from things you find on the curb. The reasons given: more competition, including not just students, but from people who buy and sell used items, and also young professionals who […]

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Jersey City Fire Dept. sets up “decontamination tent” outside building with bed bugs

July 31, 2008

I really don’t know what to make of this article in Tuesday’s Jersey Journal. Some Hudson County Sheriff’s officers were answering a domestic violence call in Jersey City, and encountered bed bugs in the home. (The article claims the officers were bitten by bed bugs upon entering the home.) What happens next is quite astonishing: […]

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Bed bugs biting in Reading, Pennsylvania

June 26, 2008

NBC 4 in New York has a video of a story that originally aired in Reading: this landlord says his tenants in Reading, Pennsylvania are being bitten by bed bugs. Of course, bed bugs are everywhere; we know that. But word spreads slowly, article by article, city by city, town by town.

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World exclusive: Bitten by bed bugs on purpose! (Part 3)

April 20, 2007

Editor’s note from Nobugsonme: As promised, the much-anticipated third part of S’s and G’s Bitefest 2007. You can click on any of the photos to open the photo on, then click “all sizes” to see it at its largest. If you missed part one, it’s here. Part two is here. We promise to keep […]

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World exclusive: bitten by bed bugs on purpose (part 1)

April 18, 2007

Editor’s note from Nobugsonme: this is an exciting story. I must confess, I thought S and G were mad when they decided to beg their PCO/entomologist friend to let them be bitten by bed bugs. He must have too: he made them sign a waiver, but he let them experiment. I am really amazed at […]

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bedbugs and our interdependence

October 25, 2006

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