6 minute WNYC bedbug audio here.
"'I woke up Thursday morning and looked upon the wall. The skeeters and the bedbugs were playing a game of ball. The score was nineteen to twenty, the skeeters were ahead. The bedbugs hit a homerun and knocked me out of bed.'
"Does anyone remember that old camp fire song? Well, after decades of living bedbug free, we are in for a massive comeback by these annoying little critters that live in our mattresses and furniture and hair and clothes and everywhere you can think of that will annoy you. The Environmental Protection Agency held a meeting dubbed the first National Bed Bug Summit this week to try and figure out a solution to this bed bug explosion. Greg Baumann is the Senior Scientist and Technical Director for the National Pest Management Association, and he’s been following these meetings closely."
Accounts of bedbugs and other travel disasters.
- Bedbugs: They're Baaaaaack!