As of yesterday (Sep 12), the number of confirmed Zika cases in Singapore stands at a whopping 333 – and is only likely to keep rising. It’s important to keep your guard up, and there are more than a few ways to prevent you and your household from getting bitten in the first place.
While many supermarkets and pharmacies around the island have been wiped clean of mosquito patches and insect repellent, some locals have turned to creating their own mosquito-busting concoctions. Such as this 27-year-old who formulated a spray that reportedly smells like chocolate mint.
Here’s another way to keep the pesky mozzies at bay and beautify your home at the same time: use candles and scented diffusers that act as natural insect repellents such as citronella, lavender, peppermint and eucalyptus: