#6: ‘Super lice’ spreads across half the country | The Kansas City Star

Head lice, the scourge of day care centers and elementary schools, might have just become a bigger problem. A new strain of "super lice" has infested people in 25 states, potentially making it more difficult to get rid of the parasites.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports there are up to 12 million cases of lice a year, mostly among children. But itching doesn’t necessarily mean an active infestation, and neither does the sight of eggs.

Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article62249222.html#storylink=cpy

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