Wave of head lice hits primary schools

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Junior schools in the Free State’s capital city are reporting an outbreak of head lice among their students.

This means that, because of the nature of these tiny bugs that need to crawl from human to human to survive, it will spread fast. And typically for this time of year, it's expected to infiltrate schools across the country.

Health24 spoke to Lee-Ann Jardim at Laerskool Bloemfontein and she confirmed that the head lice season has started at the school. 

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