Parasitic, wingless, minuscule insects are the focus of a recent report from Terminix - and the report says Nashville is a major site of infestation.
The city was named among the top 15 with the largest increase of bedbug calls to Terminix, a pest extermination company. The report, which only collected the call volume from branches nationwide, said Nashville had a 17 percent increase in calls for the first five months of 2013 compared to the same period a year ago.
However, the Metro Health Department hasn't received an increase in calls this year, said its spokesman, Brian Todd. In fact, he thinks there has been a decrease in calls to the department office.
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