A study by the National Institute of Public Health and Environment (RIVM) revealed that selfis favored the expansion of lice. He had already suspected that the increased spread of lice among high school students from Holland that perhaps was due to fever selfis .
According to the report, 28% of students in elementary school and 19% of those who attend secondary school in the Netherlands have lice. The study, conducted among 2,000 volunteers, also confirmed that three quarters of lice infections occur in haired girls , usually longer than those of children. In addition, the RIVM found that one in 10 adults has head lice .
“I think the reason is the behavior of high school students. There are lots of hugs and when they selfies , hair young contact with others and allows the transfer of insects , “said the specialist in these parasites Desiree Beaujan to the website of the Dutch television RTL.
“Parents need to know that there is lice in high school , “ said Beaujan.
Given the expansion of parasites in adolescents, the RIVM would amend its prevention and awareness campaigns to direct messages to high school students.