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Please explain why don't head lice spread diseases?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: They don't

Carry viruses, fungi or bacteria that cause infections in humans.
However body lice can carry typhus, trench fever, and epidemic relapsing fever (per cdc).

In brief: They don't

Carry viruses, fungi or bacteria that cause infections in humans.
However body lice can carry typhus, trench fever, and epidemic relapsing fever (per cdc).
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