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N.J. Newspapers Highlight BedBug Central and Rutgers University

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The Asbury Park Press and the Courier Post interviewed Rick Cooper, Rick Cooper and Changlu Wang about bed bug epidemic in the Garden state.

| December 8, 2011

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. — Two New Jersey newspapers, the Asbury Park Press and the Courier Post, highlighted research entomologist and vice president of BedBug Central Rick Cooper and Rutgers University entomologist Dr. Changlu Wang, to discuss the bed bug epidemic in the garden state.

According to the article, New Jersey is in the heart of the Northeast’s bedbug outbreak since the state is located between two major urban infestations, New York City and Philadelphia.

“When I serve as an expert for media inquiries about bed bugs, I take particular care to ensure I’m providing quality information to the readers,” said Rick Cooper, entomologist and vice president of BedBug Central. “For these articles, the information should accurately convey the reality of how bed bugs are impacting the public and the state of New Jersey.”

The articles discussed the increase presence of bed bugs in recent years and the common misconceptions associated with these pest. The article also mentions their resistance to common pesticides and the various types of research being done with bed bugs.

Click here to read the Asbury Park Press article.

Click here to read the Courier Post article.

 

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