We’ve all become accustomed to the sight of a news personality interviewing an entomologist who studies bed bugs. Richard Cooper, Lou Sorkin, Michael Potter, and many more bed bug experts have been featured in this way, again and again, in all the major news media.
Often, they bring a vial of bed bugs, and someone (the entomologist, the reporter, a downtrodden grad student) “feeds” a hungry bed bug. Most of us have wondered what might happen if those bed bugs got out of their trusty vial.
Read this story from the Peterborough Examiner in Canada, about how one such program went terribly wrong.