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Experts warn about an alarming increase of a skin-crawling pest in the coming decades — here’s what you should know

Experts warn about an alarming increase of a skin-crawling pest in the coming decades — here’s what you should know

In today’s News That Will Make You Itch, pollution and the use of pesticides have likely led to a rise in bedbugs, according to experts. One U.K. pest control company, Rentokil, warned that bedbug infestations increased 65% from 2022 to 2023. What is happening? “Bedbugs are everywhere,” wrote London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine professor of medical entomology James Logan in the Guardian. Professor Logan attributes the rise in bedbugs to a couple of factors. For one, bedbugs are now resistant to most commonly used insecticides, […]

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