Just what I needed:
Bed bugs were last seen in large numbers in the US before World War II.
They have usually associated with impoverished dwellings and inexpensive hotels.
Now, experts say international travel, immigration and changes in pest control practices have contributed to a resurgence of the bug in developed countries.
Dini Miller, an entomologist and bed bug expert at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, told AP there had been a “worldwide resurgence” in bed bugs.