BED BUGS

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This article was contributed by the Karen Organization
of Minnesota
as part of an ongoing series by the MDH Refugee Health Program. Special thanks
to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, the Division of Environmental
Health at the Minnesota Department of Health, University of Minnesota Medical
Students, and the St. Paul-Ramsey County Department of Public Health.
Bed bugs can cause annoying bites and
sleepless nights for people who have them in their homes. Some people do not
know where bed bugs like to hide or do not know how to kill bedbugs. “My children got itchy red spots all over
their chests from crawling on the floor. I didn’t know what to do or where to
go for medicine. Back in my home country we didn’t have beds or couches for the
bugs to hide.  I knew very little about
bed bugs,” said a community member.  BEDBUGS… more