Medical pests

This page contains links to information for insects that pose a health risk or are nuissances to people in Manitoba:

  1. Mosquitoes
  2. Bedbugs


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Websites that provide mosquito control information:

  • Mosquito control - Health Canada
  • Winnipeg mosquito control - City of Winnipeg
  • Mosquito control around the home - Health Canada
  • Controlling mosquitoes on farms and rural properties - OMAFRA
  • West Nile Virus - protect yourself - Publich Health Agency of Canada
  • Protect yourself from West Nile Virus - Manitoba Health

  • Bedbugs

    Although bed bugs do not transmit diseases to humans, their recent resurgence in cities across North America has once again made them prominent human associated pests.

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    Websites that provide bedbug control information:

  • What you should know about bed bugs - Manitoba Health
  • Bed bugs fact sheet - Manitoba Health
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  • Bed bugs - Health Canada
  • How do I prevent a bedbug infestation? - Health Canada
  • How do I get rid of bedbugs? - Health Canada
  • Where do I go for more information? - Health Canada

  • Photo credits: Piotr Naskrecki, CDC/ Harvard University, Dr. Gary Alpert; Dr. Harold Harlan; Richard Pollack