Bedbugs are a nuisance and we often use everything in the book to get rid of them.
The insecticides we use to get rid of bed-bugs can be potentially very harmful to health. Use of insecticides to kill bedbugs has resulted in one death. Further 80 people have taken ill most of these used insecticides irregularly.
AdvertisementBedbugs are not dangerous, and though they suck blood of people and animals and could leave them with an itch, thankfully they do not spread disease.
Many reported breathing problems, vomiting and nausea after using insecticide to kill bedbugs.
Close to 90% of the cases were connected to pyrethroids or pyrethrine insecticides