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WASHINGTON - In a letter sent out on Thursday, the principal of Savoy Elementary School in the District has informed parents that another case of bed bugs was reported inside one of their classrooms. Principal Donyale Butler said the school inspected a kindergarten classroom Wednesday night and found a dead bed bug and a few ants after a parent alerted school officials during after school care about concerns of bed bugs. D.C. Public Schools said in a statement: DC Public Schools communicated with families

University Park, Centre County, Pa. - After five years of working on a way to prevent bed bugs, Penn State researchers have come up with a solution. Researchers from the Department of Entomology call the product 'Aprehend.' They said it is more effective than products off-the-shelf because of how it's formulated. Nina Jenkins, senior research associate of the department, said Aprehend uses fungi, penetrating the bed bugs' body and kills them within three to 10 days. "This means you can control a population w

HOOVER, AL A Hoover woman says a local company delivered more than a couch and love seat to her home. Kathy Henderson says bed bugs came with them. She blames Rent-A-Center in Hoover for the infestation. "I don't want that furniture back in my house," says Henderson. Henderson says she thought she was getting a great deal on the furniture. But she claims soon after she made her last payment they found bed bugs. She only had the furniture a few months. She says a pest control company examined the sofa and report

Raleigh, N.C. Bed Bugs are no joke, and getting rid of them can be expensive. To avoid a horror story, take some simple steps when checking into a hotel. First, put your luggage in the bathroom as soon as you enter the hotel room. "Bed bugs prefer anything dark and creviced that they can hide in like bedding, seams of fabric, furniture, even inside walls so the bathroom is usually a safe zone while you search the room for signs of critters," Dan DiClerico said. Check the sheets, mattress and box spring f

Raleigh, N.C. Bed Bugs are no joke, and getting rid of them can be expensive. To avoid a horror story, take some simple steps when checking into a hotel. First, put your luggage in the bathroom as soon as you enter the hotel room. "Bed bugs prefer anything dark and creviced that they can hide in like bedding, seams of fabric, furniture, even inside walls so the bathroom is usually a safe zone while you search the room for signs of critters," Dan DiClerico said. Check the sheets, mattress and box spring f

Bedbugs can be an enormous problem for homeowners and hotels. (WJAC) UNIVERSITY PARK - Bedbugs can be an enormous problem for homeowners and hotels, because when there's an infestation present, it's not always easy to see. They're good at hiding and even if someone's sleeping with hundreds of them at night, it's possible to have no idea. Nina Jenkins, a senior research associate for the Penn State entomology department, is the head of the bedbug research team. "it's everyone's worst nightmare to know

Bedbugs can be an enormous problem for homeowners and hotels. (WJAC) UNIVERSITY PARK - Bedbugs can be an enormous problem for homeowners and hotels, because when there's an infestation present, it's not always easy to see. They're good at hiding and even if someone's sleeping with hundreds of them at night, it's possible to have no idea. Nina Jenkins, a senior research associate for the Penn State entomology department, is the head of the bedbug research team. "it's everyone's worst nightmare to know

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. A new biopesticide developed by Penn State scientists has the potential to turn the bedbug control market on its ear, thanks to a robust entrepreneurial ecosystem taking root at Penn State thats helping to push crucial discoveries out of the laboratory and into the marketplace. After decades out of sight and mind, bedbugs have crawled back into our homes, checked in as unwanted guests in our hotels, and infested our psyches, gaining a nightmarish foothold in a modern world that many thought wa

wtkr.comBed bugs found in two Norfolk classrooms | WTKR.comwtkr.comClassrooms at two Norfolk schools are being treated by pest control specialists after bed bugs were spotted Thursday.Bed bugs found at two Norfolk schools | 13NEWSNOW.com13newsnow.comTwo bed bugs found at Norfolk schools | WAVY-TVWAVY-TVall 3 news articles » More: Bed bugs found in two Norfolk classrooms | WTKR.com - wtkr.com

A Dyer man who used illegal pesticides to quell a bed bug problem at two Indiana hotels he operated has been spared jail time. Dipen Patel, 34, who pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor charge of violating the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), was sentenced to a year of probation, with 60 days of that served under location monitoring or home detention, according to court records. Between February 2014 and January 2015, Patel supplied his housekeeping staff at the Knights Inn in Michigan C

Science DailyBiopesticide could defeat insecticide resistance in bedbugsScience Daily"Bed bugs were all but eradicated from the United States and other industrialized nations after World War II, likely due to the use of DDT and other broad-spectrum insecticides," said study co-author Nina Jenkins, senior research associate in ...and more » See more here: Biopesticide could defeat insecticide resistance in bedbugs - Science Daily

fox6now.comDon't bring bed bugs home from vacation | FOX6Now.comfox6now.comThe sight of bed bugs is enough to put a damper on your vacation but the bites can cause a variety of symptoms from secondary skin infections like impetigo and ...and more » Original post: Don't bring bed bugs home from vacation | FOX6Now.com - fox6now.com

A new biopesticide developed by Penn State scientists has the potential to turn the bedbug control market on its ear, thanks to a robust entrepreneurial ecosystem taking root at Penn State thats helping to push crucial discoveries out of the laboratory and into the marketplace. After decades out of sight and mind, bedbugs have crawled back into our homes, checked in as unwanted guests in our hotels, and infested our psyches, gaining a nightmarish foothold in a modern world that many thought was free and clear from

CONSUMER REPORTS - The sight of bed bugs is enough to put a damper on your vacation but the bites can cause a variety of symptoms from secondary skin infections like impetigo and ecthyma to allergic reactions and in rare cases anaphylaxis which can impair breathing and require a trip to the ER. With spring break coming up, the experts at Consumer Reports share some tips to keep the bed bugs away during your next hotel stay. Some simple steps when you check in can help avoid hassles and expenses when you check out.