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Lice Infestation Linked to Mysterious Deaths

Here’s a scary story about the possible dangers of lice infestation:

The mystery deaths of hundreds of children in eastern Uttar Pradesh last year was likely caused by a bacterial infection that is transmitted through head lice, an expert group has concluded.

The group of 20-odd experts from India and abroad, which was set up on November 19 last year, submitted its report to the state government last week.

Read more here, and remember that while lice infestations in the US are more likely to be a nuisance and irritant than to cause long-term harm, there are dangers if a lice infestation is unchecked.  Contact us if you have questions about lice removal or lice prevention!