Bed bugs hit Philadelphia police holding cells

July 13, 2011

Only a week after NYPD’s 120th Precinct in Staten Island found bed bugs in its cells (more on that here), a similar situation has been brought to light in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Tuesday that An infestation [of bed bugs] was discovered last week in the building in Mayfair that houses the Second and […]

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Bed bugs taking over Wales too; hospitals and bed bugs

October 21, 2007

Welsh Bedbuggers would do well not to put too much stock in this article from Wales on Sunday via icWales.com, since it repeatedly refers to bed bugs as “mites” (hint: bed bugs are insects; mites belong to the class Arachnida (as do spiders). Not bad for a humanities major, eh folks? The article suggests hospitals […]

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How to avoid bringing bed bugs home when you travel, kill bed bugs in luggage

August 5, 2007

If you think you have been exposed to bed bugs, don’t panic. What you do after discovering you and your luggage may have been exposed can make a big difference as to whether you take the bugs home. It’s worth proceeding carefully and cautiously since avoiding an infestation can save you thousands of dollars and […]

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