The provincial government of Ontario bed bug website that was announced as part of the new funding push to fight bed bugs in the province is now live: bedbugsinfo.ca. See The Star, our brief note and do take a look … Continue reading
Take a look at the very interesting Federal Bed Bug Work Group’s Bed Bug References and Information Sources (PDF).
The data of last year’s community health survey which for the first time included a bed bug question is now available at the city’s Environmental Health Tracking Portal:
With people’s backs against the wall in various cities of the United States, the CDC and EPA pronounce themselves officially on the case of “alarming” U.S. bed bug resurgence: CDC-EPA Joint Statement on bed bug control in the U.S.
The results of the bed bug bite survey we heard so much about are reported in this new article, The Sensitivity Spectrum: Human Reactions to Bed Bug Bites (PCT February 2010, Michael F. Potter, Kenneth F. Haynes, Kevin Connelly, Michael … Continue reading
Not sure how I missed this but check out the CDC’s internal site search stats for 2009. Bed bugs rank #44 on the list of keywords, behind scabies, above smoking.
The Environmental Protection Agency has published Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Section 18 exemption request for propoxur in the Federal Register. The public comment period ends on January 21.
Not everyday that you read this: Mental health impact One aspect of the medical affects of bed bug bites that is almost never addressed is the significant psychological distress caused by the bites. This is a very real health problem … Continue reading
Update: Federal Register notice published; public comment period ends January 21, 2010.
http://www.nyc.gov/flu This is one of the things we would want for bed bugs.