Two words. Zika virus. They have never been more commonly cited, talked about or read about until recently when it is feared that outbreaks could cause major concern during the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games. We cover the threat the disease poses and how you can protect yourself.
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Now that summer is in the air, what do you have planned? Are you first to hop on a plane to a sun-drenched spot abroad or would you rather be dancing in your wellies on home turf?
Summer has arrived which means it’s time to explore the great outdoors! But, as you pack your tents and rucksacks, remember that you are a walking meal for hungry swarms of midges and mosquitoes. There are plenty of theories on how best to repel unwanted insect attention, but here are our favourites.
We are very pleased to announce the introduction of our New Protect range of insect repellents, designed specifically with families in mind. Protect is available on Ocado among other national retailers.
Recently recognised as a “public health emergency of international concern” by the World Health Organisation, we have developed the following FAQ guide on Zika Virus.
If you think you are safe from Lyme Disease in the city, then think again….Recent research has revealed that visitors to two South London parks could be at risk of contracting Lyme Disease.
Many travellers are putting themselves at serious risk of contracting insect-borne diseases around the world. Always plan ahead and take insect-bite protection products with you, just as you would sunscreen.
Mosquitoes are a big killer and every month nearly 250,000 people die from mosquito borne diseases around the world. They are a bigger killer than sharks, snakes and crocodiles.
Keen walkers will know that the midge can cause a dampener on an otherwise idyllic holiday. Tips for midge avoidance you must read before going to Scotland!