Bed bugs should be considered public health threat, Canadian researchers claim

February 16, 2013

An article in the Winnipeg Free Press showcases a new study by seven Canadian public health experts and physicians, which suggests bed bugs can and should be considered a public health threat, even though they are not known to transmit disease. According to the Winnipeg Free Press: “Because bedbugs have not been proven to transmit disease […]

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Bed bugs at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec

April 8, 2008

Bed bugs have infested rooms in McGill student housing buildings the New Residence, the MORE house at 522 Pins, and now in Solin Hall, the McGill Daily reports. Student Aaryn Secker finally moved out after battling bed bugs in Solin Hall for months: Secker notified Howard Zinman, Services Coordinator for Solin Hall, after discovering tiny […]

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Hundreds participate in massive pillow fight, New York City, March 22, 2008

April 2, 2008

Pillow Fight New York City 2008 Photo uploaded to by urbanblitz In the age of bed bugs, it does not seem that wise for people around the world, in cities like Vancover and New York (pictured here) to have large group pillow fights. Dave, a participant, is one who realized this after the fact. […]

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Les punaises de lit: bed bugs en français

August 6, 2007

Here’s a hearty welcome to (well, to our knowledge, anyway) the first bed bug blog en français! Out of Montréal, in fact: La Cibole de Cimex. The author is named Corinne and has had bed bugs. Deux fois. Merde! (I only get to swear in French, because Bed Bug Helloise is a proud monoglot. She […]

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