Bedbugs back, hit U.S. households with a vengeance – The Denver Post

Bedbugs, a common household pest for centuries, all but vanished in the 1940s and ’50s with the widespread use of DDT. But DDT was banned in 1972 as too toxic to wildlife, especially birds. Since then, the bugs have developed resistance to chemicals that replaced DDT.

via Bedbugs back, hit U.S. households with a vengeance – The Denver Post.

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