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Due in part to the large size of most facilities, as well as the numerous hiding places such structures offer bed bugs, expelling this pest can be extremely difficult.
The Verifi™ bed bug detector from FMC Corporation provides continuous detection of bed bugs for up to 90 days at a time in a compact device. It is designed to be unobtrusive, operate silently, and not require occupants to vacate the room.
Colleges and universities need to develop policies on how to manage and mitigate bed bug infestations if and when they occur.
We have had several instances where bed bugs have bitten students, but the bugs could not be officially detected by a certified expert. How I could become more knowledgeable regarding this issue?
A series of viral, campy animations has been hitting the Internet over the past few months. These timely snippets come from the Hong Kong-based company, Next Media Animation. The latest covers the recent outbreak of bed bug complaints.
In April 2009, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a summit to address a developing pest problem—bed bugs in homes and other buildings. In a follow up on this topic, TFM spoke with an expert from Orkin, Inc. who attended the EPA Summit in April.
According to the EPA, bedbugs are no laughing matter; in fact, they’re serious enough for the EPA to hold its first ever National Bed Bug Summit (April 14-15, 2009) in the DC metro area.