Head lice from airline seats

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A new warning for airline passengers that will make your skin crawl. A dermatologist with the British Skin Foundation says you can pick up head lice from an airplane headrest. Dr. Sharon Wong says lice don't jump or fly but you can infect another person if you have close contact. Lice and eggs which drop off the hair shaft or hair strands can potentially be cross transferred to another person by objects like pillows, hairbrushes and headrests. Lice infestation on a plane is rare. Experts recommend you bring along your own head lice deterring sprays to protect yourself.