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!
25 April is World Malaria Day. At Tropicare we believe it is important to give you peace of mind while travelling with our Care Plus® products. Our social responsibility goes one step further, and our mission is a malaria-free world by 2030. Will you help?
In our 25 years in this sector, we have never encountered an infectious disease that has caught the media’s attention and caused global concern as much as the zika virus. We answer 5 most frequently asked questions.
Sunlight is good for us and most of us like to have a nice tan. Unfortunately, sunlight is not without risk as the skin burns quickly. Exposing the skin to (direct) sunlight for too long and too much will cause skin damage.
In many countries, drinking water is often less reliable than you are used to at home. Contaminated water can contain protozoa (single-celled organisms), bacteria and viruses.
Not only can mosquitoes be annoying on holiday, but they can also keep you awake in the Netherlands. What really helps against mosquitoes and how can you prevent nuisance as much as possible?