Head lice

HEAD lice are caused by pediculus humanus capitis a six-legged parasite that lives on human scalp. They do not cause any long-term harm, but it causes the sufferer to constantly battle an incessant urge to scratch the scalp non-stop! Head lice cannot jump, hop or fly and usually direct head-to-head contact is necessary for someone […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories