Health authorities continue their efforts to eliminate the Aedes aegypti mosquito, vector of the Zika virus. Photo: AFP
Health authorities continue their efforts to eliminate the Aedes aegypti mosquito, vector of the Zika virus. Photo: AFP
Zika virus

Zika virus: Want to keep mozzies at bay? Be wary of using repellents with Deet, warns Hong Kong pharmacy group

The chemical, a common ingredient in sprays, is highly toxic, with side effects including dizziness, disorientation, even seizures

Topic |   Zika virus
Health authorities continue their efforts to eliminate the Aedes aegypti mosquito, vector of the Zika virus. Photo: AFP
Health authorities continue their efforts to eliminate the Aedes aegypti mosquito, vector of the Zika virus. Photo: AFP
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