With spring arriving all over the Northern hemisphere, people are starting to spend more time outside in the sun. That means lazy weekend afternoons in the park or at the pool, or just sipping cold drinks in your own backyard. But it also means insects, especially the kind that bite.
Most of us get a little nervous nowadays, hearing the buzz of a mosquito nearby. There are all too many diseases spread by the nasty little blighters, from malaria to West Nile virus and, most recently, Zika. The best way to avoid getting sick is to avoid getting bitten, of course. That usually requires applying some fierce mosquito repellant, but the following tips