Head lice trend: ‘Selfies’ are causing head lice

It doesn’t matter your age, gender or income– head lice can still get you.

Rachel Knutson, from Ladibugs Inc. stopped by KSTP to talk about this new head lice trend: selfies.

As teens join their head to take their photo for Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, among other social media channels, they are capturing more than a photo, they are passing along head lice and causing an increase in head lice cases in Minnesota.

Watch the interview with KSTP’s Eric Kahnert:


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