28 Nov '16, 12pm

Why head lice are more stubborn than ever

Why head lice are more stubborn than ever

These itchy little pests have developed resistance to the most common chemical treatments, making it harder than ever to get rid of infestations. Every few weeks my kids come home from school with a bright yellow notice stating that lice have been found in a classmate’s hair and we parents should check our kids carefully. It fills me with dread every time, but fortunately we haven’t found any yet. It helps having boys, too, whose heads I would simply shave in the case of an infestation. Lice are everywhere. In the United Kingdom, an estimated 8 to 10 percent of kids are thought to have lice at any given time, and the United States sees around 6 and 12 million cases a year. Lice travel quickly, up to 23 centimeters (9 inches) per minute. Usually they crawl (they do not hop) between heads during hugs. They require direct contact to transfer, which means that infestation from...

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