The bedbug (or bed bug) is an insect of the family Cimicidae that lives by feeding on the blood of humans and other warm-blooded hosts. Its name comes from its preferred habitat: mattresses, sofas, and other furniture.
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Bed Bug Bites
Pictures of bed bugs, and a diary of the problems caused.
Bed Bugs Guide
Thorough advice on matters relating to bed bugs.
Don’t let the bed bugs bite
The BBC reports on a growing global pandemic.
How To Kill Bed Bugs
Advice on the identification and elimination of bedbug infestation.
WebMD - Bed Bugs
About bedbugs, their infestations and bites.
Wikipedia describes the feeding habits, reproduction, disease transmission, and history of infestations.
YouTube - Bed Bugs
National Geographic’s video report on bed bugs.
US to tackle resurgent bed bugs
The BBC reports that the US government is hosting its first-ever bed bug conference amid a comeback by the blood-sucking insects. (April 15, 2009)
New York City
Mayor Bloomberg signs a bill creating an NYC bedbug Advisory Board. (March 18, 2009)
Bedbug infestations ‘on the rise’
The BBC reports that an increase in foreign travel and warmer weather have been blamed for a increase in bedbug infestations throughout Northern Ireland. (June 19, 2007)
Bedbugs making a comeback
The BBC reports that bedbugs appear to be making a comeback after years of decline. (April 20, 2000)
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