If you are travelling to somewhere that has mosquitoes – which, let’s face it, is the majority of destinations with sunshine – then this article is well worth a read.

If you need more motivation to read the article and learn some handy mosquito-repellent tips, please click through on these links to read about the current outbreaks of Yellow Fever, Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya.

From the Telegraph

The real reason you’ve become a target for mosquitoes this summer

A survey conducted at Heathrow airport by The London School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) this year found that 74 per cent of people travelling to tropical locations  didn’t seek any advice about mosquitos or even pack repellent. Here, James Logan, associate professor in medical entomology at LSTM and presenter for Channel 4’s Embarassing Bodies series and who advised Team GB on their travel safety and mosquito strategy about our most burning mosquito-related questions.

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