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An adult bedbug, known as Cimex lectularius. (Reuters)
An adult bedbug, known as Cimex lectularius. (Reuters)

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Should you be concerned about bedbugs? Add to ...

In Wednesday's Globe, Sarah Staples writes about the nightmare that some travellers have faced after encountering bedbugs.

What do you think? Is concern about bedbugs legitimate, or just paranoia? And what can you do to keep bedbugs at bay?

Read the discussion between Globe reporter Marsha Lederman - who recently suffered a bedbug infestation, Globe Life writer Dakshana Bascaramurty, and Terry Galloway, an entomologist with the University of Manitoba.

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