The Swiss army is working difficult to fend off its modern foe: bedbugs.

The defense branch said Monday that a dad and mom‘ day event deliberate for July sixteen is being cancelled because bedbugs have appeared in dormitories and fabric used by three groups at an infantryeducation school in several components of French-speakme Switzerland.

It said no person‘s fitness changed into in danger howevernumerous recruits had bites common of bedbugs.”

Disinfection measures have been taken and professionals were known as in to clean up the websites. The 3 organizations will now not travel to Bure, alongside the French border near northern Basel, for the “parents Day” celebration on July 16 that has been cancelled to prevent a much broader contamination.