Chemical Or Natural: What’s The Best Way To Repel Mosquitoes?

Cameron Webb

Chemical Or Natural: What's The Best Way To Repel Mosquitoes?Mosquitoes need blood to survive. And what better place to get a good meal than a slow, tasty human.

Mosquitoes aren’t just annoying. Every year around 5,000 Australians get sick following a mosquito bite. Most commonly the infection is Ross River virus

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Cameron Webb, Clinical Lecturer and Principal Hospital Scientist, University of Sydney

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