With temperatures around 28 degrees, we will be heading for the beach en masse this weekend. But watch out for jellyfish! The easterly wind brings them to shore and the beaches will be full of jellyfish. Many species of jellyfish can sting painfully when they come into contact with people.
More than 1.500.000 tick bites are registered per year in the Netherlands and they can be dangerous. More than 20% of these blood-thirsty creatures are infected with Borrelia bacteria, which can cause Lyme disease. So, prevent those nasty tick bites!
Stings and bites are unpleasant, and sometimes even dangerous. That is why we have been marketing insect repellents for over 20 years. You may be surprised to learn that we love insects too, on our plates!
The mosquito season is in full swing again. It is high time to get the mosquito repellent to prevent a nasty bite. But which products really help against a bite and which are sheer nonsense and should we avoid spending money on?
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.
There is a considerable chance of a mosquito plague due to the increasingly warm weather. Read all tips and tricks for a good night’s sleep and preventing mosquito bites here.
The mild winter days in our country have caused nature to be in a bit of a muddle. Ticks thrive in this mild weather, so this may herald a year with more ticks than ever before. Protect yourself against ticks and don’t let them bite you!