UPI: Florida scientists report return of tropical bedbugs, first time in 60 years


Like the common variety, tropical bedbugs feed on human blood and are likely to cause the same itchy, blistery reactions to their bites. (Source: UPI)

There’s more reason for Floridians to check their sofas and mattresses: Tropical bedbugs have been confirmed in the state for the first time in at least 60 years, scientists report.

There has already been a resurgence of common bedbugs. This discovery suggests the same thing may be occurring with tropical bedbugs. These bugs were last confirmed in Florida in the 1930s and 1940s, researchers said.

For the complete story: http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2016/11/11/Florida-scientists-report-return-of-tropical-bedbugs/8811478894945/

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