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Green Cross Repellent Lotion provides protection against Dengue Lamok

Pinoy Manila recently attended the “Breakthroug Findings on Dengue Lamok” presscon held at the Promenade Restaurant, G Hotel Roxas Boulevard Manila.

The event was graced by Green Cross brand managers, Philippine Association on Entomologist (PAE) secretary, and friends from media.

Filipino entomologist Dr. Barabara Lavina Caoili discussed the Dengue-lamok attacks during the day at night. She informed us that a dengue lamok species (dengue-carrying mosquitoes) bite not only during the day but night as well.

It’s really alarming about the clinical study conducted by the Filipino Entomologists that the infection can occur both during the day and at night.

I still remember on my elementary and high school days that Dengue lamok only bite during the day. Even our teachers told us about that.  There’s little or no threat of dengue at night. But right now, it’s a different thing wherein you are not safe in dengue anytime of the day.

Did you know that the most common source of dengue infection in the Philippines is a mosquito species called Aedes aegypti.  Ae. Aegypti bite most aggressively during the day, so this gave rise to the belief that dengue infection occurs only at daytime.

There’s another species of mosquito that brings dengue- the Aedes Albopictus. Ae. Albopictus was found bite most aggressively from late afternoon until night.

According to Dr. Caoili, the presence of both Ae aegypti and Ae albopictus in places where people live will make dengue a round- the-clock threat.

In 2011, a total of 110, 257 cases of dengue were reported, resulting in the deaths of 580 people. Twenty-five percent (25%) of the total dengue cases in Metro Manila.

With all these dengue threat, there’s a level up protection that will fight day and night dengue lamok-introducing the new

The Green Cross Insect Repellent Lotion is endorsed by the Philippine Association of Entomologists as effective against dengue lamok that bite during day and night. It provides longer protection time compared to other brands and provides anti-dengue and anti-bacterial protection. Green Cross Insect Repellent Lotion is hypoallergenic and kid-friendly as well.

Green Cross Repellent Lotion retail price range from 6Php to Php119, now available in all leading drugstores and supermarket nationwide.

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Marco Dennis

Marco Dennis is a lifestyle and travel blogger. He's also a badminton and volleyball player. Follow his adventures at www.thepinoytraveler.com. For events, collaboration and advertisement, email him at dhenzuki@yahoo.com / pinoymanilablog@gmail.com

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