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KPFK Has Scabies

Yikes. LA Observed got a hold of an internal KPFK memo from general manager Bernard Duncan, alerting staff that one of their own had contracted bitey, bitey mites.

It begins:

We have been informed that a KPFK staff member has been diagnosed with and treated for scabies.

There is quite a bit of information available on the Internet about this condition – the following from WebMD, and should you wish, you are encouraged you to look further.

Scabies is a condition of very itchy skin caused by tiny mites that burrow into the skin.

Scabies can affect people of all ages and from all incomes and social levels. Even people who keep themselves very clean can get scabies.

Blame the mite and not the victim. Very KPFK.

Read the rest of the memo here.

*A tipster suggests we change the name of this post to ScabieFK. Which made us laugh.

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