Korea claims it has first bed bug case in 20 years

January 20, 2009

The Korea Times reports that in December 2007, researchers claim they found the first bed bug sighted in Korea in 20 years.  And they say it must have come from America, perhaps with a recent transplant from New Jersey. Renee of New York vs. Bed Bugs does a good job of clarifying some other possible […]

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On getting better pesticides for killing bed bugs (no, DDT is not one of them)

January 7, 2009

I was poking around some historical items, for reasons which will soon become revealed to you, dear readers, when I found an interesting document from the Commission for Environmental Cooperation which outlines the history of DDT in Canada, the US (the three countries represented on the CEC) until 1997.  Click here to load a PDF […]

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FAQ: I am not in the US. Can you tell me where to buy XL ziplocs, or what mattress covers are called in my country?

April 22, 2007

Sometimes I get messages commenting on the Nortamericano-bias, USA-bias, or even NYC-bias of the site. Others assume was made for NYC Bedbuggers (not so!) Although people often think this to be the case, this site was never intended to be for residents of the US, but rather, for everyone with bed bugs, everywhere. Although […]

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an honest hotel?

November 19, 2006

This description on Yahoo Travel of the Alamo Hostel in Rosarito, Mexico caught my eye. It’s $25 to stay there, but they have bed bugs: PLEASE NOTICE: WE ARE SUFFERING FROM A BEDBUG INVASION AND ALSO OUR POOL IS CURRENTLY NOT OPERATIONAL. ALAMO HOSTEL WANTS TO RELOCATE SOON ,PLEASE KEEP THIS IN MIND WHEN BOOKING! […]

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