Author: Diane Wells

Malaria mosquito

Malaria: Preventing Bites During Travel

Many people are afflicted by malaria. This is a disease caused by the parasite from a mosquito bite. The female mosquitoes spread this parasite by having a blood meal from humans. The  malarial organism then …
Mosquitoes can carry detrimental diseases

Mosquitoes: Repelling Them in the Fall

You may think that mosquitoes are only active in the summer, but they are not. The fall season is warm enough for them to linger around. Mosquitoes can stay around the area until most of …
Zika virus

Zika: Ways of Protecting Yourself from Zika

Protecting yourself from Zika is equal to protecting others from the virus as well. This disease is transmitted via mosquito bites. It can also be transmitted through sex, blood transfusion, and pregnancy (from mother to …
Repelling flies around the house

Flies: Repelling Them at Home for Health and Safety

Flies are annoying. House flies are always around. Wherever there are people, there will always be insects. These winged creatures incubate their eggs on garbage, decomposing organic material, and animal feces. They multiply quickly. That …
Hiking in the summer

Repelling Ticks at the Hiking Trail

Ticks are more active in the summer, yet you can prevent them from ruining the season for you. Summer is the time for engaging in outdoor activities and necessary protection against ticks. Hiking is a …
Woman ready for a bug-free picnic

Protection from Bugs During a Picnic

Bugs are the primary intruders in every picnic. Failing to anticipate and prepare for the appearance of insects at the picnic site will result in bites and annoyance. You can prevent the frustration and annoyance …

Janecka Insect Repellent

Janecka Insect Repellent ReviewOverall RatingPro'sDEET freeSafe for use on children under 3 years of ageCombines several trusted active ingredientsCon'sCannot be used on children under 6 months of ageMuch lower levels of actives compared to other …
ReliefWeb

New vector control response seen as game-changer

Source: World Health Organization Country: Brazil, World The new integrated approach calls for national programmes to be realigned so that public health workers can focus on the relevant vectors and thereby control all of the …
AMERTA NATURAL INSECT REPELLENT

Amerta All Natural Insect Repellent Spray

Amerta All Natural Insect Repellent Spray ReviewOverall RatingPro'sDEET freeSafe for use on children under 3 years of ageCombines several trusted active ingredientsCon'sCannot be used on children under 6 months of ageLower levels of actives compared …