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Helpless Matuga residents fear for their health as bedbugs invade homes

Makongeni residents in Matuga live in fear of contracting skin diseases as bedbugs continue to invade their homes. This comes barely a month after Maledi locals decried increased presence of rats that caused great damage to food crops in Lunga-Lunga constituency. Led by Amina Bakari, the Makongeni residents said the invasion is worrying. They have unsuccessfully tried to get rid of the “uninvited guests”. “We have tried everything but the bedbugs won’t leave us in peace,” Bakari said. They blamed their tribulations to abject poverty in the […]

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Plattsmouth seniors celebrate graduation | News

“As we start this next chapter in our lives, we need to hold on to our dreams and run straight towards them.” Four seniors displayed their musical talents throughout the ceremony. Gracey Simms delivered the national anthem for the crowd, and Sarah Schreiber sang “Light In the Sky” while strumming a ukulele. Kira Leget and Kayla Harvey teamed up for a vocal duet entitled “For Good.” All four Blue Devils secured many awards for their singing skills during their PHS careers. The final portion of the ceremony […]

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Bed bug bites: Have you been bitten? The ‘sweet smell’ of berries to watch out for

Bed bugs in abundance can reveal themselves by the “sweet” scent they exude. Does your bedroom have a particular smell? Here’s how to know if you have creepy crawlies hiding in your sheets. These little creatures use an anaesthetic in their saliva to bite people without being detected. Although they’re more drawn to the head and neck, they’ll attack any area of exposed skin. Notoriously difficult to control, they have a defence mechanism they engage when under threat. Other signs of bed bugs include dark bloodstains on […]

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Bed bugs alter microbial community composition of infested homes

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 15 2020 Homes infested by bed bugs appear to have different bacterial communities – often referred to as microbiomes – than homes without bed bugs, according to a first-of-its-kind study from North Carolina State University. In addition, once bed bug infestations were eradicated, home microbiomes became more similar to those in homes that never had bed bugs. The findings could be an important step in lifting the veil on the factors involved in indoor environmental quality and how to improve it. Microbes […]

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WNBA training camp: Sky learning to adapt on fly

WNBA training camps opened Friday — almost three months after they originally were scheduled to do so — at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, and it’s unlike anything anyone has experienced. Daily COVID-19 testing and constant temperature checks are part of the new normal. Also, masks must be worn if players are anywhere outside their villas and hotel rooms or practice. “The whole thing is different,” said Sky center Stefanie Dolson, who also said players are shuttled to practice via buses or golf carts. “The hardest for […]

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A1 Bed Bug Exterminator Syracuse is a Top-Rated Pest Control Company in Syracuse, NY

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(MENAFN – GetNews) Syracuse, NY – Having made a reputation of being one of the most menacing bugs in the world,bed bugs have continued to make the lives of individuals difficult. From the ugly marks they leave on one’s body to the sleepless nights they cause, bed bugs are not to be reckoned with. Therefore, it is recommended to have an expert get rid of them. A1 Bed Bug Exterminator Syracuse is a leading pest control service provider in Syracuse, NY, and it’s surrounding areas. Having been […]

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Burlington motel sued over bedbugs – News – The Times-News

GRAHAM – Don’t let the bedbugs bite, or you could end up in court. Nathan Lott is taking the owner of the Econo Lodge on Hanford Road to court over bedbug bites he sustained over three days in late February and March in three different rooms after the hotel had already been cited by the health department. Lott, according to his suit, checked into the hotel at 2133 W. Hanford Road on Feb. 28. He planned to stay for three days while doing construction work in the […]

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How to get rid of bed bugs and the 3 signs of an infestation

Bed bugs are small insects that feed on human blood. Since they’re less than a quarter of an inch long, they’re almost impossible to spot. But they can be found anywhere, from houses to nursing homes and hotels.  “Normally the first signs of bed bugs are bites,” says Rick Young, owner of UK-based Young’s Pest Control. The tell-tale sign is small bites clustered in a group or line on your skin. Although bed bug bites are itchy, they’re usually harmless. “In the vast majority of cases, bed bugs […]

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