What are bed bugs?
Bed bugs are small, wingless insects that have not been known to transmit disease. Adult bed bugs have flat, oval shaped bodies. They are between 1 to 7 millimeters in length (about the size of an apple seed). The size of an adult bed bug varies, because their bodies become larger after a blood meal. After eating they change to a reddish color. Bed bugs are usually active at night and bite humans and animals while they are sleeping. They can live several months without feeding.

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1. Why do we need mosquito control programs?
2. How can we best control mosquito breeding?
3. Is it necessary to spray for adult mosquitoes in populated areas?
4. Are the insecticides being used for controlling mosquitoes dangerous?
5. Are there methods other than the use of insecticides for controlling mosquitoes?
6. What are bed bugs?
7. Where are bed bugs found?
8. How are bed bugs transported?
9. Can bed bugs make you sick?
10. How can I get rid of bed bugs?
11. Is there effective treatment for bed bug bites?