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The D.C. Department of Health is hosting a summit Thursday on a topic that makes our skin crawl: bed bugs. New York City has gotten a lot of attention for its bed bug problem the past few years, but these critters are taking a liking to the District as well.

WAMU's "Morning Edition" host Matt McCleskey speaks with Gerard Brown, program manager of the Rodent and Vector Control Division at D.C.'s Department of Health.

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