A Better Picture of Head-Lice Transmission, Aided by Math and a Fine-Toothed Comb

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Researchers in Argentina compared mathematical models of head lice transmission with analysis of infestations in school children and found that head lice infestations across a classroom likely require at least one severely infested child serving as a “superspreader.”

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