Mosquitos immune to common repellent
New research points to worrying evidence that mosquitos may be immune to some of the most powerful insect repellents on the market - Deet. VoR's Tim Ecott spoke to Dr. Nina Stanczyk who's behind the research. Scientists from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine have found that the mosquito that spreads Dengue Fever and Yellow Fever can even get used to the smell and taste of Deet. Deet is regarded as the most effective of the anti-mosquito chemicals and is recommended by health experts for anyone visiting the tropics.