Where Do Head Lice Come From?

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According to recent government statistics produced by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, between 6 and 12 million school-age children contract head lice infestations every single year. And that’s just in the U.S.! But where do head lice come from? Head-to-head contact Most of the time, head lice are spread from one person …

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Does Lysol Kill Lice?

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A question people often ask during a lice outbreak is, “Does Lysol Kill Lice?” Let’s find out! What is Lysol? According to the manufacturer, Lysol is a disinfectant spray that is formulated to eliminate 99.9% of common household bacteria and viruses. Lysol ready-to-use disinfectant spray is designed to be used on hard and soft surfaces …

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Will Bleach Kill Lice?

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Head lice are every parent’s nightmare. And in the U.S., it’s reckoned that around 12 million preschoolers and kids up to 11 years of age suffer from attack by these biting, insect parasites. It’s not only kids that get head lice. Often, close contact with children sees lice migrating to parents and caregivers too. Although …

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What Do Head Lice Look Like?

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It’s estimated that between six and 12 million kids under the age of 11 are infested with head lice every year in the U.S. alone. Head lice infestations are not limited to children, but the majority of people who are affected by the parasites are youngsters. A lice infestation involves adult lice, nymphs (juvenile lice), …

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