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Year of the Bedbug Draws to an End

Bed bugs, Regional News

A recent article in the (UK) Sunday Times raised awareness of the bed bug epidemic. “Tales from the Bug Apple” was a four-page magazine in the Dec. 19 issue.

| January 6, 2011

Loughborough, United Kingdom — In many ways, 2010 will be remembered in pest control circles as the year of the bed bug. From virtual obscurity, bed bug infestations have reached pandemic proportions in the United States. Around the world similar reports abound.

Not to be outdone, in the UK the general public is rapidly waking-up to the position already very familiar to the professional pest control industry.

A recent four page article in the (UK) Sunday Times color magazine on Dec. 19 will certainly have raised awareness. Read “Tales from the Bug Apple” here.

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