Where Do Head Lice Originate?

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Head lice originate from people who are already infected with lice. A head louse is an obligatory parasite which means it cannot complete its life cycle without attaching itself to a host which in this case refers to a human. Human beings are the only known host of this specific parasite.
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Head lice are so old that they have even been found in mummified remains. Imagine the world with no head lice. Mothers everywhere would rejoice!
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frontline will get rid of em.
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Human lice likely co-evolved with people. Our primate relatives harbor their own
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From nits and eggs laid by adult lice. Always about... pass from adults and kids by body
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