Below is a great video about Tim McCoy, who runs the Dodson Urban Pest Management Lab at Virginia Tech. He believes that bedbugs are an epidemic that will get worse before it gets better. McCoy’s lab is at the forefront of research on pesticide resistance and finding new control methods for bedbugs, like Diatomaceous earth.
Below is a great video and article by CNN London that shows a bedbug dog at work and gives an overview of heat treatment for bedbugs. Heat treatment is a very effective tool for killing bedbugs, but it is important to use heat treatment for bedbugs in conjunction with other methods such as: wiping down [...]
Bedbugs have forced 85 athletes and coaches competing at the Canada Winter Games to be moved from the Tim Hortons Children’s Camp. The camp was being used as lodging for freestyle skiers and coaches [...]
Decades after the widespread spraying of DDT was banned, bedbugs have made a big comeback. In the USA, at least five states have called on the Department of Defense pleading for money to address the bedbug issue. The state of Ohio is so desperate that it petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to allow in-home use [...]
Are bedbugs the new STDs? When does a person go from being proactive about bedbug prevention to being paranoid about bedbugs?
The following is a great article written by Dakshana Bascaramurty of the Globe & Mail about the growing bedbug crisis in Canada.
Bedbug fear worse than the bite?
When Ottawan Lisa Vod travelled to [...]