Cities With Worst Bedbug Infestations

Ohio has three in the top 10
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 24, 2010 4:26 PM CDT
Cities With Worst Bedbug Infestations
Don't let these guys bite.   (AP Photo/Virginia Tech Department of Entomology, Tim McCoy, File)

The bedbug problem continues to spread across the US, with 95% of pest companies reporting encounters. But which cities are the hardest hit? The Daily Beast consulted exterminator Orkin for information—and found that it's not a good time to be in Ohio. The biggest infestations are in:

  1. Cincinnati
  2. Columbus
  3. Chicago
  4. Denver
  5. Detroit

Click the Daily Beast link for the story and full list, which has New York at No. 7 and one more Ohio entrant. (More bedbugs stories.)

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