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What DOES help to repel mosquitoes?
With the arrival of warm weather, we open doors and windows. For many, the annual fight against mosquitoes starts there. Will it be a summer-long swat fest, or is there an easier way?
Protection against ticks
Usually, you won’t discover a tick until it has attached itself to your skin and gorged itself on blood. Check yourself after being in grass, shrubs or heathlands. Even better: protect yourself against ticks!
The Greek Ministry of Health warns holidaymakers about mosquitoes that can transmit the West Nile virus. The virus can make you very sick and in some cases can even be fatal.
DEET has been the most effective insect repellent for decades. Recent research shows that contact with DEET is also experienced as unpleasant by mosquitoes.
Thursday 25 April is World Malaria Day. On this day we want to raise awareness of this deadly disease that affects more than 214 million people, of which more than 430,000 die annually. Many of the victims are younger than five years.
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Our mission: A malaria-free world in 2030
The Travel Health Group’s mission is a malaria-free world in 2030. This is an ambitious target we are committed to achieving with our partners. Malaria is a severe infectious disease that affects over 219 million people per year and causes 435,000 deaths. Most fatalities are children under 5 years. We donate 1% of our annual turnover to projects that are committed to rid the world of malaria.