The benefits of using DEET-based bug repellent to keep insect-borne infectious disease at bay may outweigh the slight health & environmental risks.
While you can’t do much to prevent these nasty pests from feeding on you, here are some home remedies you can try to help soothe the sting, burn, and itch.
Zika virus has spread far and wide as a result of human mismanagement of the environment. Trash build-up, dam building, deforestation and global warming each contribute to the spread of Zika and other insect-borne diseases around the world.
The way we control mosquitoes, ticks and other insects is taking a toll on the environment, not to mention human health as well.