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L.A.'s Slow Trickle of Bed Bugs May Turn Into a Flood

Bed bugs, Regional News

County officials are already confirming as many as 55 bed bug cases a month, but exterminators fear that holiday travel and gift-giving will cause the problem to explode.

| December 10, 2010

Los Angeles — New Yorkers aren't the only ones coping with creepy, crawly bloodsuckers.

Bed bugs have turned up in the Golden Triangle retail district of Beverly Hills and inside homes and apartments in more than two dozen local communities.

"It's really all over the county," said Angelo J. Bellomo, director of environmental health for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.

After noticing an increase in reports from tenants, property owners and businesses, public health officials last spring began tracking reports of bed bugs and later posted public notices about how to prevent and treat infestations. They're confirming as many as 55 reports of the lentil-size, brown critters each month.

To read the entire article, click here: http://www.latimes.com/health/la-me-bedbugs-20101204,0,3362775.story
 

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