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Are You Sleeping With A Lentil-Sized Vampire?

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With county officials confirming nearly 55 bedbug cases a month, fear of the "lentil-sized" vampires is growing in Los Angeles, and exterminators prepare for the feeding frenzy.

"New Yorkers aren't the only ones coping with creepy, crawly bloodsuckers. Bedbugs have turned up in the Golden Triangle retail district of Beverly Hills and inside homes and apartments in more than two dozen local communities," according to the LA Times.

Angelo J. Bellomo, director of environmental health for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health continues to receive reports from tenants, property owners and businesses, while across the country bedbugs, "have turned up in posh hotels, movie theaters, churches, hospitals, dormitories and high-end clothing stores," reports the LA Times.