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Bed Bugs Becoming A National Epidemic (VIDEO)

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Bed bugs are becoming a national epidemic.

The CBS News Early Show reports that across the country, bed bug infestations are becoming so common that exterminators can barely keep up.

Manchester, NH even started an Action Committee tasked with bringing the issue under control. Big name retailers like Victoria's Secret and Abercrombie and Fitch have been treated for bed bugs (Abercrombie on more than one occasion), and the video reports that the bugs have NOTHING to do with cleanliness.

The bugs, which are small parasitic insects, can live up to a year without feeding.


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