Report to the Department of Defense - Armed Forces Pest Management Board
Deborah Z. Altschuler
"The Medical Entomology Committee concluded that, based on the literature reviewed, the head louse can potentially serve as a secondary vector of normal louse-borne diseases, particularly epidemic typhus and louse-borne fever."
Herbert T. Bolton, CAPT, MSC, USN, Executive Director Department of Defense Armed Forces Pest Management Board.
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