NBC’s Today Show is the latest media outlet to report on bed bugs. The popular morning show included a segment in which NPMA’s Missy Henriksen was interviewed about bed bugs, which continue to garner national and international attention in the wake of reports they are being found in non-residential settings such as office buildings (e.g., former President Clinton’s Harlem office); retail stores (e.g., Abercrombie & Fitch and Victoria's Secret); and public transportation.
In the Today Show segment, Henriksen provided tips for both retail shoppers and travelers. For clothes shoppers, Henriksen recommended they inspect any garment thoroughly, including all seams, before trying it on, and that they wash any newly purchased clothes before wearing them. For travelers, Henriksen recommended that, upon entering their room, they leave their suitcase(s) in the bathroom and then thoroughly inspect the bed, including the headboard.
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