Parents claimed their children became infested with head lice after donning helmets while playing with one of the interactive engineering exhibits at the Hong Kong Science Museum. Photo: Shutterstock

Nits: a mother’s three failed attempts to root them out, and the head scratching that followed

Lice eradication ointment. Fail. Wine vinegar and olive oil. Another fail, and lots of howls from the children. A blast of conditioner and a comb-out. Also a fail, with more howls. One mother’s battle with some persistent pests

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Parents claimed their children became infested with head lice after donning helmets while playing with one of the interactive engineering exhibits at the Hong Kong Science Museum. Photo: Shutterstock
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