For many of the richest people in Hong Kong, one of Asia's wealthiest cities, home is a mansion with an expansive view from the heights of Victoria Peak. For some of the poorest, like Leung Cho-yin, home is a metal cage.
Update: Environmental health officials said Wednesday afternoon that they checked the E-Z 8 Motel and found the accusations of bedbugs to be unfounded. The original story is below for reference purposes.
Some bugs can pose real threats — Lyme disease from tiny ticks, West Nile virus from mosquitoes, or life-threatening allergic reactions to bee stings. But most bug bites in this country are an itchy nuisance.
New York City's bedbugs have climbed out of bed and marched into landmarks like the Empire State Building, Bloomingdale's and Lincoln Center, causing fresh anxiety among tourists who are canceling Big Apple vacations planned for the height of the holiday season.
Story by Mike Dinow, for Eyewitness News
Many cities across the United States are experiencing an alarming resurgence of bed bugs, and it seems they're finding a home in Kern County, as well.
Tenants at a downtown Bakersfield hotel say bed bugs...
A resurgence of bedbugs across the U.S. has homeowners and apartment dwellers taking desperate measures to eradicate the tenacious bloodsuckers, with some relying on dangerous outdoor pesticides and fly-by-night exterminators.