Libraries with bed bugs (Pace University is the latest)

October 11, 2011

Gothamist says it received a tip that the Pace University Library in lower Manhattan was closed yesterday for bed bug treatment. In Bedbugs Shut Down Pace University Library, Gothamist’s John Del Signore writes: A student who works in the Henry Birnbaum Library at Pace University tells us the library has been shut down so that it […]

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Bed bugs infest libraries in three cities: what can we learn from these cases?

September 30, 2011

The Mesa, Arizona Public Library and the Public Library in Norman, Oklahoma both became infested with bed bugs in the last ten days.  They recently troubled the Longmont, Colorado library. Are there any patterns here, and what can we learn from these cases? First, Mesa. ABC15.com reports, According to Mesa spokesman Steve Wright, bedbugs were […]

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“Business as Usual”: Bed Bugs at the Longmont, Colorado Library

August 22, 2011

Long-time readers of Bedbugger.com are familiar with this scenario: Local media reports that some local venue (e.g. a school, office or store) was shut down, briefly, due to a bed bug infestation. Pest control professionals have dutifully “treated” the place. The business owner or a local official reassures that “there’s no public health hazard”. This […]

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