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What should I know about bedbugs? Bedbugs apparently do not transmit infections to humans. They leave itchy bites which leave red raised, itchy lesions and can become infected with scratching. “The bedbugs, and particularly the eggs of bedbugs, are even harder to kill than the spores of the bacteria,” says Dr. Dick Zoutman, a professor and infectious disease specialist at Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada.

When bedbugs were found at a Southern Indiana hospital, the patients being dismissed had to shower before leaving, put on a clean gown, and have their clothes heat treated before they could be let go.

Also more emphasis has been put on Animal Service’s hitting the streets, to bring stray pets into the shelter before yet more kittens and puppies are brought into the world. Other programs in the works are helping feral cat colonies by using TNR, and a foster program for the shelter pets.

Portland’s Bureau of Radon Silent Killer does not recommend home composting or burying of pet waste, because it may not completely destroy harmful microorganisms, which can then get into the ground water or your garden.

The origins of an elevator, prepared in advance, speech literally come from a chance encounter in an elevator knowing there’s only a brief amount of time to deliver a message that’s both unique and intriguing.

I found dozens of articles listed on Yahoo.com about bedbugs in hospitals and what to do about it. Shocking! I’ve condensed that information here for you. Many hospitals do not have a bedbug prevention plan in place! Does your hospital have one yet?

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