Don't let the bed bugs bite!
Bedbug (Cimex lectularius), from Wikipedia
In a city where people already depend on Ambien for a good night's sleep, the thought of bedbugs has wreaked havoc on circadian rhythms from homeless shelters to $2 million loft apartments. The thought of them is making people itch--not the bedbugs themselves, whose numbers don't even quite live up to the media hype. What has yet to be quantified--but what has become an urban infestation of its own--is the paranoia that the bedbug craze has produced. It turns out, perhaps no surprise in a city as neurotically obsessed as New York, that something as small as a bedbug can grow colossal in the minds of millions.
"Bed Bugs & Beyond: An outbreak of paranoia (and lint) sweeps the city," by Mara Altman, The Village Voice, December 12, 2006
- Bedbugger: your foxhole in the war against bed bugs! - blog
- The Bedbug Blog
- Reporting Bedbugs in New York City, September 8, 2006
- Bedbug - from Wikipedia
- "~ Bed Bugs ~ Cimex lectularius (Cimicidae): Biology and Management," by Richard Pollack and Gary Alpert, Harvard School of Public Health
- The Bed Bug Resource, by Sean Rollo
- Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite! Bedbugs in Apartments, a Met Council Fact Sheet - from the Metropolitan Council on Housing
- bedbugger: Bedbug Support Group - on Yahoo Groups
- "Control of Bed Bugs in Residences: Information for Pest Control Companies," by Stephen A. Kells, Dept. of Entomology, University of Minnesota, February 15, 2006 (16-page pdf)
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