Allegheny County

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

March 30, 2009 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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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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