Living With Mosquito Repellents

Mosquito Bite

Allergic Reaction To Mosquito Bite

Rio 2016, the Summer Olympics and Paralymics in Brazil has been plagued by fears of Zika virus. July is the off season for mosquitos in Brazil, so risk of transmission is expected to be reduced. Meanwhile in the US, we are approaching peak mosquito season. Many US residents will be shopping for a mosquito repellent.  SC Johnson, maker of the mosquito repellent Off is now an official sponsor of Rio 2016 and expects to gain publicity for promoting public health. Off will be widely available to athletes and attendees at the events.  Expect to see a few mosquito repellent advertisements televised during Rio 2016.

About jjneal

Jonathan Neal is an Associate Professor of Entomology at Purdue University and author of the textbook, Living With Insects (2010). This blog is a forum to communicate about the intersection of insects with people and policy. This is a personal blog. The opinions and materials posted here are those of the author and are in no way connected with those of my employer.
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