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Bed Bugs Up 660% from 2010!!!!

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According to Market watch bed bug sitings have increased 667% in Columbus OH hotels of from 2010!!!!!! Let that sink in for a minute……….If you or someone you know have traveled recently let me check your luggage, home, or business to be sure you are bed bug free!!!

SEATTLE, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Thousands of US travelers hoped that the bedbugs wouldn’t bite this summer but reports show that they did, at an outstanding rate. In the wake of the 2010 Bedbug Epidemic the number of bedbug reports for 2011 (January 1–September 1) shattered 2010 totals by more than 660%.

Since the beginning of the year reports of traveler encounters with bedbugs have trickled into Raveable.com, which compiles reports from users. Since 2010 the number of individual hotels with bedbugs has risen 250%, showing that bedbugs aren’t last year’s issue. Below are cities with the highest number of hotel bedbug reports in 2011 during the period January through September 1.