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Bed bugs in Dubai

July 9, 2009

A new article from Xpress details the war on bed bugs in Dubai.  It’s good to hear that bed bugs are being discussed openly and that Dubai Municipality is concerned about the problem and taking steps to fight it. Blood-sucking bedbugs found in congested neighbourhoods and labour camps have jumped the social barrier by moving […]

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Dubai newspaper reports that NYC is suffering from bed bug epidemic

November 26, 2006

Most international press about bed bugs reports on local infestations. But this article in Dubai’s Khaleej Times reports on NYC’s bed bug problems (and includes quotations from Lou Sorkin of the AMNH). A few interesting points: 1/ The article implies that NYC’s bedbug epidemic started in Queens and Brooklyn and spread to Manhattan. While this […]

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