The Constant Itch: Getting Along In the Age of Bedbugs
A short look at the bugs, the science, the hysteria and the fallout. More
In the Fall of 2010, the US was caught in bedbug hysteria. In every major news outlet, the headlines were the same -- no answers, no hope, just skin-tingling dread.
The frenzy came and went, but infestations continue, with few places to turn for a reasonable response.
The Constant Itch offers a first-hand report of a San Francisco infestation, a history of treatments and a sampling of responses from around the world.
What we think about an insect that sucks our blood while we sleep reveals as much as any psychotherapist's notebook...
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