Selfies become new method for super lice to spread

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — FOX8 told you last month about “super lice” — infestations of head lice that do not respond to regular lice-killing products.

Well, now, WHNS is reporting that the selfie may be contributing to the spread of the lice.

So many kids are putting their heads together to take snapshots of themselves. The head-to-head selfie allows for the lice to travel from one infected child to a new host.

Every year, around 13 million kids will get head lice and spread it to their friends and family members.