Anatomy of bed bug

Good night, sleep tight, dont let the bed bugs bite is a common phrase that has become a reality for both the rich and poor. Many people may not even realize that this reference is about an actual bug. Bed bugs have become an increasing problem and are not selective about who they feed on. As long as you have blood running through your veins you are a perfect meal for them. The good news is that bed bugs are not known to transmit any disease, therefor they are not a public health concern. The bites can create an itch

The Associated Press DECATUR, Ill. (AP) A resurgence of bed bugs has cities in central Illinois scurrying for answers of how to tackle the issue. Bed bugs are becoming a problem in places such as Decatur because there's no funding for prevention and extermination, the Herald & Review (http://bit.ly/2tDLLZk) reported. The small, flat, brown bugs that bite don't carry a disease, which causes them to be excluded from falling under the authority of governmental organizations, such as state health departments. "N

Central Illinois struggles to find solution for bed bugs DECATUR (AP) The resurgence of a bug that was once nearly extinct has cities in central Illinois scurrying for answers of how to tackle the issue. The Herald & Review reports that bed bugs are becoming a problem in places like Decatur because there's no funding for prevention and extermination. The small, flat, brown bugs that bite don't carry a disease, which causes them to be excluded from falling under the authority of governmenta

Bed bugs continue to be a pesky problem – WAND

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DECATUR, Ill (WAND)- Since the winter months, reports of bed bugs continues to be a cause for concern in the Decatur and surrounding communities. So much so that officials with the health department and various social services formed a 'bed bug task force'. Administrator with the Macon County Health Department Dianna Heyer said, "everybody seems to be having an issue with it, it doesn't matter where you come from what your background is, everyone is suseptible to bed bugs." Heyer adds t

DECATUR Bed bugs, once nearly extinct in the United States, have come scurrying back in greater numbers and Central Illinois has been one of their landing spots. In Hotels, apartment buildings, homes, restaurants, churches, libraries, movie theaters, taxis, storage sheds, schools, workplaces the small, flat, brown bugs with the big bite are back, and theyre everywhere. Bed bugs arent disease carriers, which is good, but it also causes them not to fall under the authority of county and

July 20, 2017 8:00 AM By Dr. BrianMcDonough KYWs Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) If you are planning to travel during the mid to late summer, and this is a big time of the year to get away I have an uncomfortable problem to bring up, bedbugs. Bedbugs have become a major problem in the past decade. It is a problem that travelers heading to hotels worry about and parents of college students hope they arent

Please enable Javascript to watch this video DENVER -- Tourists are coming to Colorado in droves this summer, and it's not just visitors of the two-legged kind. Our state is seeing an infestation of bed bugs. Christina Thomas experienced it first hand. Thomas was visiting an Extended Stay America in Colorado Springs and says she woke up to find bed bugs all over her pillow. "I woke up and three inches from my face I see a spot, and I look at it and say 'no way, is that a bed bug?'" she said.

A Middletown mans residence and car were damaged by vandals who used fireworks and threw bed bugs into his house, according to the police report. Gerald Moore of the 1700 block of Henry Avenue told officers Friday morning that he heard something that sounded like his window being broken and fireworks going off. He discovered a firework the had been ignited under his car and a broken window. Moore said he noticed that bed bugs had been dumped through the window. After hearing a noise at the front door, Moore sa

TAHLEQUAH Adding to the litany of conquests in their nationwide comeback, bed bugs have found their way into the local office of a state agency. The pests were detected July 7 in the Cherokee County office of the Department of Human Services. Steven Edwards, office director, said exterminators fumigated the building the night of July 11, and that supplies are being kept in plastic bags during the treatments. We had professionally licensed exterminators come in, Edwards said. They were confined to one area,

An Ohio man woke up last week to find an unwelcome number of creepy crawly guests in his apartment. Police say someone smashed the mans window and released a large cluster of bed bugs inside. The man told police in Middletown Ohio, located roughly 40 miles north of Cincinnati, that the vandal also lit a fire under his car, FOX 19 reported. Officers responding to the home found the front window pan covered in bed bugs. According to the police report obtained by FOX 19, the man saw a woman run from his ap

Christina Thomas got a nasty surprise when she booked a room at the Extended Stay America off Corporate Drive in Colorado Springs. Thomas told KRDO-Channel 13 that her business trip last week turned into a nightmare when she discovered bedbugs on her pillow around 4 a.m. She reported the bedbugs to hotel management who offered her a replacement pillow. Thomas refused to return to the room and because the hotel was booked, she was forced to sit in the lobby the rest of the night, she told the TV station.

July 17, 2017 10:51 PM LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com)Gary Shelton is leery about unpacking his belongings. He is worried that bed bugs will come back, and he will have to get his Long Beach apartment exterminated again. In December, he found the nasty critters in his bedroom and bathroom. Exterminators were called three times. In march, he was finally given the all clear. I felt like it wasnt the end, and thats why I stayed with everything still put away, Shelton said. He lives on the ninth floor of the 11-storyPly

Adding to the litany of conquests in their nationwide comeback, bed bugs have found their way into the local office of a state agency. The pests were detected July 7 in the Cherokee County office of the Department of Human Services. Steven Edwards, office director, said exterminators fumigated the building the night of July 11, and that supplies are being kept in plastic bags during the treatments. "We had professionally licensed exterminators come in," Edwards said. "They were confined to one area, but we s

WATCH: Bed bug fiasco at Extended... COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - It's a vacationers worst nightmare...checking into a hotel room that's infested with bed bugs. It happens all over the country, especially this time of year. "It's prime season for these guys," said Hank Spivey, with Why-U-Buggin Pest Control. According to the most recent Bugs Without Borders survey, pest professionals report finding 75 percent of these pests in hotels or motels. New research to beat bed bug epidemic.