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Wasps & yellowjacket attacks make news

Here's a roundup of late summer yellowjacket and wasp stories from around the U.S.

Bugsinarow_vertical_2 Nashua, NH: Man suffers severe reaction after wasp (yellowjacket) sting

Clark County, WA: Yellowjackets wage attack (A 14-year old girl gets stung, then notices her two small dogs covered in yellowjackets.)

Bethesda, MD: Wasps buzz in, postal carriers bug out

Angola, IN: The neighborhood is buzzing now that I'm back (A columnist details her experience of finding yellowjackets swarming inside her bathroom and a nest inside her house wall.)

Madison Township, OH: Yellowjackets attack beagle (The poor dog suffered an allergic reaction to about 150 stings and had to be put down.)

Vermilion, OH: Speeder's defense: Dozens of wasp stings (Pulled over for speeding, a man had just suffered 30 to 50 wasp stings and was trying to rush to the hospital on his motorcycle. He collapsed when the officer detained him, but a police cruiser was able to get him to the Emergency Room in time.)

Eau Claire, WI: Man dies from wasp sting  (Devastating story. A man saw a nail sticking up from his deck and pounded it back in with a hammer. Little did he know there was a wasp nest underneath. He collapsed after a single sting on his elbow.)

Cape May, NJ: Cape May beachgoers bugged (Wasps are living in the sand dunes and dive-bombing tourists.)

Brazil, IN: Yellowjackets and bees nearing peak

Bismarck, ND: Wasp and yellowjacket season is just beginning (Says Judy Carlson of the Department of Agriculture, "A lot of people wonder if it's a wasp or a hornet or a yellowjacket" that's bothering them.)Psst! Hey Judy! That's why they need W*H*Y!

August 28, 2008 in Bugs in the news, Pest horror stories, Wasps, Yellowjackets | Permalink

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Many stings take place during the fall
months. Reason being, bees and wasps are cold blooded insects and they linger
around people and pets in order to absorb the body heat, therefore increasing
the chances of getting stung for both.
Last week, I witnessed a 4 year old girl with her hand and forearm swollen
to her elbow, from a wasp sting that she received to her fingertip the day
before. The sight of her hand and arm brought tears to my eyes because I knew
that if she had had
Baker's Venom Cleanser available when she was stung, none of her discomfort
would have elevated to that extreme point of swelling and discomfort.
Our web site www.BeeStingCure.com
has under gone some new additions worth taking a look at. Old
news commentary video footage from 1988 has been added to
YouTube.com/BeeStingCure
and the link is available at our site.

Posted by: Bee Sting Cure | Aug 31, 2008 6:29:23 AM

Many stings take place during the fall
months. Reason being, bees and wasps are cold blooded insects and they linger
around people and pets in order to absorb the body heat, therefore increasing
the chances of getting stung for both.
Last week, I witnessed a 4 year old girl with her hand and forearm swollen
to her elbow, from a wasp sting that she received to her fingertip the day
before. The sight of her hand and arm brought tears to my eyes because I knew
that if she had had
Baker's Venom Cleanser available when she was stung, none of her discomfort
would have elevated to that extreme point of swelling and discomfort.
Our web site www.BeeStingCure.com
has under gone some new additions worth taking a look at. Old
news commentary video footage from 1988 has been added to
YouTube.com/BeeStingCure
and the link is available at our site.

Posted by: Bee Sting Cure | Aug 31, 2008 6:31:26 AM

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