Tag prevention

Author March 04, 2019

Will that pandan pot help you repel mosquitoes?

If you live in Singapore long enough, you are probably very familiar with the pandan lifehack to repel mosquitoes, cockroaches and other insects. Usually this tip is passed down from your mother, from your grandmother, and from your great-grandmother....
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Author February 04, 2019

Let’s re-learn our insect repellent technique!

We would think that as dwellers of this tropical metropolitan state called Singapore, we would have figured out everything we need to know about preventing insect bites, wouldn’t we? But have we been doing it correctly? Do you still get bitten by mosquitoes even though you are pretty sure you do not...
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Author January 04, 2019

Zika Re-Emerges in Merlion City: What We Should Know

As January rolled over in 2018, Singapore was once again confronted by first reported case of Zika virus infection of the year. This reminds all of us that we should remain vigilant on how we should continually protect ourselves from Zika virus....
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Author January 01, 2019

Kiasi? Top 12 Singapore Mosquito Myths You Should Know. [continued]

Last week, we introduced the first six of 12 mosquito myths in Singapore we should be aware of in this blog. Nothing beats the phrase “Knowledge is power”. This week, here are the other six myths about mosquitoes debunked for you....
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