An Asian tick species capable of transmitting deadly diseases to humans is exploding in population and has already spread to eight states in just a year after its first appearance in the US, warns the Centers for Disease Control. The Asian longhorned tick was only seen in laboratories and in quarantine in the US until […]
BED BUG bites are most common when you’re sleeping, and can cause itchy, red bumps all over the skin. You could be at risk of a bed bugs infestation if you have this key symptom and sign of bites. This is how to get rid of bed bugs.
BED BUG bites can cause itchiness and unattractive red bumps on the skin, but spotting an infestation can be tricky. One way of identifying if it’s bed bugs that have bitten you is by the smell.
BED BUGS are little biting insects that inhabit beds and furniture. Due to their small size and ability to hide in tight spaces, they can be difficult to spot. Here are four signs of an infestation to watch out for.
LADYBIRDS harbouring a sexual transmitted disease have been preparing for the cooler weather and hibernation by invading homes across the UK. While the STD can’t be passed on to humans, they can bite when hungry. So how can you spot one in the first place?
LADYBIRDS carrying a sexual transmitted disease have invaded homes across the UK. While the the STD can’t be passed on to humans, when they’re hungry they can bite. So what should you do if you’re bitten by the critters?
Harlequin ladybirds have been pictured up and down the country nestling on walls and inside people’s homes. The bugs, which are reported to have arrived in Britain from Asia, carry a disease called laboulbeniales, which is a form of fungi. While this can’t be passed on to humans, scientists say the fungus will infect our […]
Bed bugs can be difficult to spot which makes being bitten very difficult to avoid. Not only do they crawl out at night to bite exposed skin, they’re also very small, with adult bed bugs only growing up to 5mm long. One way of discovering if you hovered bugs is their irritable bites. These can […]
Ten islands in Australia are being shut down thanks to the rat infestation currently plaguing the land. Found off the coast of Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef, they will remain closed for three weeks while the problem is tackled. The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service will be working to remove the rodents on the islands. The […]
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