I wouldn’t say this is the peak time of year for mosquitoes in Thailand, it’s only March, mosquito activity usually peaks in Thailand’s rainy season between June and October, but here in suburban Pattaya it seems there has been a mass hatching of mosquitoes. When I sat outside today to enjoy my early morning coffee […]Continue Reading
Mosquitoes in Thailand
Important information about mosquito borne diseases in Thailand, mosquito bite prevention, remedies to stop mosquito bites itching, and mosquito repellents available in Thailand.
The first time I visited Thailand I was a little concerned about the mosquito problem, I certainly didn’t want to spend any of my holiday laid up in hospital with malaria, dengue fever, or any other mosquito borne diseases. So I did my research, I bought the Thailand travel guides and soaked up all that […]Continue Reading
In Thailand, and worldwide, Dengue Fever is on the rise, last year (2012) Thailand recorded over 74,000 cases of Dengue Fever, 79 of which were fatalities. Worldwide there has been a 30-fold increase in cases of dengue fever over the last 50 years. Since being recognized as a major worldwide health concern in the 1950’s, […]Continue Reading
Are you a mosquito magnet, the one who returns home from the barbecue, a walk in the woods, or a holiday in the tropics covered in mosquito bites. Scientists around the globe are researching the reason mosquitoes are attracted to some people more than others, they claim to have made many breakthroughs in their mosquito […]Continue Reading
I have already mentioned the pros and cons of eating bananas to prevent mosquito bites here on Pattaya Unlimited, you can see it on the page ‘eat to avoid mosquito bites‘. As with most foods, including garlic, onions, chillies and coconut milk there is no hard evidence to suggest that eating bananas can prevent or […]Continue Reading