How Your City Ranks In Bed Bugs

Chicago tops the 2014 Bed Bug Cities List for the third year in a row. The list, released by pest control leader Orkin, ranks the cities by the number of bed bug treatments Orkin performed from January to December 2014.

Bed bugs were in the news throughout 2014 in the Windy City, with reports of the blood-sucking insects on public transit and inside several downtown office buildings, as well as in police headquarters, a fire station, school, library and movie theater.

Dr. Ron Harrison is an entomologist who has taught in the academic, industry and regulatory arenas and focused his Orkin career on teaching others about pests, their habitats and control measures.

Dr. Harrison talked with Your Wake Up Call Wednesday morning to discuss bed bugs.

Your Wake Up Call airs every weekday from 6-9 a.m. on AM 820 News in Tampa and 1190 News in Orlando.