From airlines to airportsthrough trains, cinemas, hospitals, schools and businesses… The presence of bedbugs is reported everywhere in the hexagon.
Latest to date in a Paris airport, pests were found in the premises of the border police (PAF) of Paris-Orlyaccording to Europe 1. The civil servants’ break room was temporarily closed pending the intervention of a cleaning service. Always according to Europe 1at least two agents noticed bites that could resemble bedbug bites, and the two shelters in which they worked had to be disinfected.
HAS Paris-Charles de Gaulle, the National Association for Border Assistance for Foreigners (Anafé) had already reported, in February, the infestation of bedbugs in the waiting area of the airport for passengers not authorized to enter the French territory. In July, the association left the premises due to the degraded health situation.
Last week, Pascal Praud, presenter of CNews, raised a link between bedbugs and immigration to France: “There is a lot of immigration at the moment. Is it people who do not have the same hygienic conditions as those on French soil who bring them, because they are in the street, because perhaps they do not have do they not have access to all the services like the others? Is this related to this?» And to remind: “The National Association for Border Assistance for Foreigners (…) has withdrawn from the Roissy waiting area infested with bedbugs. A situation which, according to her, continues to deteriorate“.
On Wednesday, the Minister of Transport, Clément Beaune, brought together the main French operators, including SNCF, RATP and the Union of French Airports (UAF), to discuss the subject of bedbugs, while ensuring that “there is no upsurge in transport“. Which does not prevent the government from organizing an interministerial meeting today to find “a quick answer” And “effective» to the phenomenon.