A Real Nightmare: Bed Bugs Biting All Over U.s.

Forget about fictional, glitter-skinned teen vampires. You’re far more likely to have your blood sucked by bed bugs.  The tiny, sneaky insects are spreading so rapidly across the United States that almost no region or area is untouched, a new survey suggests. Vampire - United States - Blood - Insect - People

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