You've heard the old rhyme about sleeping tight and do not let the bedbugs bite, but anyone who has ever suffered an invasion of the little bloodsuckers knows it's no laughing matter. If you've had the bad luck to find your bedding infested, consider these 17 natural and... #fal #spr #sum
The bedbugs are so bad in New York, that even their 26-story City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene building is infested. (Insert big government irony here.) So far that one infestation has cost taxpayers only $316 million. By the way, this is the second time that the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has been overrun by bedbugs---since the building opened 3 yrs ago.
Main gate at Stalag VIIIA. From the Stalag Luft III website, "All buildings were hopelessly infested with vermin." From a personal POW account online. I met this man in 1996, “The fleas, lice, and bedbugs were really bad here. It was not unusual to find 100 or more bedbugs in one bed...Several fellows had their whole bodies covered with bites. The bites weren’t so bad, but they itched so that one could hardly keep from scratching them. As soon as the bites were opened, infection readily set…
First comes a mysterious difficulty sleeping through the night, then a splotchy, itchy rash and finally the alarming (and somewhat embarrassing) realization—your bed is infested with Cimex lectularius, the dreaded bed bug. A new study published yesterday in the Journal of Economic Entomology has more bad news for those suffering from an infestation: Over-the-counter products like “foggers” and “bug bombs” do virtually nothing to kill the irritating pests.