Toronto Public Health has updated its recommendations on how to handle head lice, which has lead the Toronto District School Board to review the policies surrounding the pest.
For years, school boards have prohibited children from entering schools until the infestation cleared up. Now, this may change, but there’s no word on when.
Entomologist and long-time lice researcher Richard Pollack says the amount of blood lice take is very small and the worst symptom experienced is mild and short itching.
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Would you want your kids going to school with kids who have lice?