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bed bug
230612-F-PO640-0012.JPG Photo By: Andrew Leitzer

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland - Professional pest controllers rank bed bugs as the hardest pest to eradicate in the U.S. During 2021–2022, the top five states that reported bed bug infestations and treatments were Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, California, and Michigan, each of which also has a number of military installations located within the state.


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