A group of scientists from the University of Pretoria developed a novel repellant with a longer lifespan.
Summer is here and the warmer temperatures bring pests like mosquitoes.
The hot summer nights mean you need protection outdoors from mozzies, fleas, and tick bites.
After 8 years of malaria control research, a group of scientists from the University of Pretoria developed a novel repellent that lasts longer than commercially available repellants and prevents the transmission of malaria.
Co-founder of No buzzDr. Mthokozisi Sibanda talks to Zain Johnson about the innovative product.
Not only were mosquito-repellent sprays made, but also other personal care products such as insect-repellent cords and socks used by the hiking crew, as 93% of malaria-transmitting mosquitoes bite the ankles and feet.
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