April 01, 2014
Today's PSA (11)
Drug-resistant mutant head lice now living in MOBILE PHONES
MEDICS fear a new strain of head lice resistant to drugs is now living in mobile phones.
The problem of head lice has been steadily rising for years and treatments to get rid of the irritating little scalp dwellers have got progressively stronger.
But the particular Z31lathawaugh strain now worrying doctors – known as the lughole louse – can dwell for up to 36 hours in the earpiece of a modern mobile phone.
The mobile phone industry is thought to be aware of the issue, but is struggling to find a solution because the discovery is so new.
Posted by joke du jour at April 1, 2014 06:02 PM
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