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How does DEET work?

How does DEET work?

DEET is the most widely used agent worldwide to keep insects such as mosquitoes and ticks at bay. Compared to other insect repellents, DEET has been studied the most in scientific (field) studies and has been proven to work effectively.

How do I choose the best mosquito net?

How do I choose the best mosquito net?

More and more people are travelling to faraway tropical destinations for work or holidays and are taking a mosquito net with them in their luggage. But a mosquito net is also ideal for use at home or during a holiday in your own country, for example at the campsite. Have a look at our selection guide and choose the mosquito net that suits your situation.

Tips for preventing and treating insect bites

Tips for preventing and treating insect bites

An itchy, red or painful insect bite is something you want to avoid. In this article we share tips to prevent insect bites. Have you been bitten or stung anyway? Then read about how best to treat the bite or sting.

3 types of mosquitoes you’ll want to recognise

3 types of mosquitoes you’ll want to recognise

As many as 3,000 different species of mosquitoes live on our globe. Mosquitoes are annoying and can keep you awake at night while you try to sleep. Apart from their annoying buzzing, mosquitoes can also transmit infectious diseases to humans and animals.

Insect repellent to protect against corona?

Insect repellent to protect against corona?

During the past days, some interesting news came out of the United Kingdom. In Great Britain, an insect repellent containing the active ingredient Citriodiol® is used by the military as added protection against the Coronavirus / Covid-19 virus. Huh? What? Very interesting news indeed.

25 April is World Malaria Day

25 April is World Malaria Day

Did you know that malaria is still the largest 'killer' infectious disease in the world? And that this is due to the deadliest animal in the world: the mosquito? With more than 405,000 deaths annually (unfortunately mainly children under 5 and unfortunately this number is on the increase again) and more than 200,000,000 (that is 200 million reported) infections per year.

Corona virus – Wash your hands thoroughly!

Corona virus – Wash your hands thoroughly!

During this period, it is important to wash / clean your hands regularly even when your hands are not visibly dirty, it is important to regularly wash your hands with soap and water or use a cleansing hand gel.

Corona virus symptoms and prevention

Corona virus symptoms and prevention

2019-nCoV, the official name for the Corona virus, was not supposed to hop on humans, but it did. And this strain also includes a respiratory syndrome with a death rate of 2% (much much lower than SARS & MERS in the past).