In the wake of this week's highbrow bedbug attack on Lincoln Center, the Wall Street Journal freaked out over the bedbug epidemic. They started asking questions like: "Level with me. Can a bedbug crawl from a theater seat into my coat?" So they sat down with entomologist Jeff White of BedBug Central to ease their nerves. He told them that yes, bedbugs can crawl into your coat, but "there’s a little bit of a hysteria associated with these types of situations." They forgot to ask the most imporant question: Can I be infected if I share my espresso with a Puccini-lover?
WSJ Investigates Highbrow Bedbug Attacks
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