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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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Harvard dorm treated for scabies–but what was it really? Also, bed bugs at Columbia?

October 26, 2007

Ivy League gossip blog the IvyGate explained this week that the supposed scabies outbreak that forced everyone in the Pennypacker Harvard freshman dorm to be treated for scabies with a full-body pyrethrin cream application (not to mention making them all undergo the extensive laundering and calling-of-romantic-partners that condition requires), is now thought not to have […]

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