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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Allegheny County Health Department is tracking increase of bed bugs in Pittsburgh

March 30, 2009

WPXI.com reports that The Allegheny County Health Department has seen an increase in calls about bedbugs. The tiny insects that live in mattresses were virtually eliminated by the use of D-D-T, a pesticide that was banned in the early ’70s. During the past several decades, the bugs have made a big comeback. Allegheny County Health […]

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more from Pennsylvania

October 19, 2006

Pittsburgh is buggin’ today. Watching bedbug news segments and reading articles from around the country can sometimes feel a bit repetitive–same entomologists, same stock photos of bedbugs, stained mattresses, and so on. Offering a welcome respite from the same old bug photos, this video from KDKA news has Allegheny County Health Dept. entomologist Bill Todaro […]

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