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Man with “Bed bugs falling off of his clothing” causes Trenton courtroom to be evacuated

April 19, 2011

A Trentonian headline announced Monday, “Trenton judge clears courtroom after man’s clothes drip bedbugs”: TRENTON — A visitor infested with bedbugs forced the evacuation of a city courtroom Monday and prompted officials to seal off the room and call in an exterminator. “The guy literally had bedbugs falling off of his clothing,” a court employee […]

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EPA’s new Controlling Bed Bugs page

May 17, 2010

The US Environmental Protection Agency has a brand new Controlling Bed Bugs page, with information on bed bug biology, prevention and identification and various forms of bed bug treatment (and Integrated Pest Management), choosing a pest management professional, as well as wonderful photos of bed bugs, cast skins, eggs, and other signs of bed bugs. […]

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Bed bugs are back: Michigan radio PSAs

April 28, 2010

PCT Online alerts us to the fact that Michigan has two radio PSAs about the bed bugs, sponsored by the Michigan Department of Community Health and the Michigan Pest Management Association. A female announcer tells audiences they don’t cause disease, but do cause stress and anxiety and can’t be eliminated using bug bombs. A male […]

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Wrexham Council in Wales offers bed bug inspections to all tenants

December 28, 2008

The Evening Leader reports that Wrexham Council is offering its tenants an inspection to rule out bed bugs. A FREE inspection and advice service is available from Wrexham Council for residents who may be worried about the possibility their home has bed bugs. People wanting to make use of the facility should telephone 01978 298989 […]

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How the US Armed Forces fight the bed bug war

December 13, 2006

U.S. Armed Forces Pest Management Guide to Bed Bugs. Very informative. Authored by Harold Harlan.

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Russian, Chinese, Spanish fact sheets

December 8, 2006

Fact sheets in additional languages are now available from the Boston Public Health Dept. (in the “fact sheets” links to the left). Each of these links downloads a PDF: Chinese Russian Spanish; this supplements the resources already posted about in Spanish. Again, Boston is much further along with addressing their bedbug epidemic than NYC and […]

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