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Bed bug summit gets underway in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL. (NEWS1130) – Experts are getting together in Chicago to talk about ways to stop a bed bug outbreak across North America.  The Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S. is hosting its first ever bed bug summit.

City-based complaints are on the rise while landlords and hotel chains are becoming frustrated.  Bed bugs are becoming resistant to the few chemicals deemed to be safe for killing the pests.

A special website has been set up to see if the building you’re living in has been infested.