DC passes Baltimore as nation’s bed-bug capital

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Charm City has lost the dubious distinction as the nation’s most bed-bug ridden city – and the torch has been passed to D.C.

According to Orkin, the District passed Baltimore in 2019.

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Rounding out the top five were Chicago, Los Angeles, and Columbus, Ohio.

The pest-control service bases its list on treatment data gathered between December 1, 2018 and November 30, 2019. 

They say their rankings include residential and commercial treatments.

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