The Doctor Is In – Mosquito repellant

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Dr. Sonny Saggar visits KPLR 11 News at Noon to give us the 411 on mosquito repellants and answers the following questions on the subject:

1. Why do we need mosquito repellants?
2. What’s the best active ingredient to use?
3. How strong should your repellent be?
4. What about natural or homemade repellents?
5. What’s better: spray or lotion?
6. How can we guard against both the sun and bugs at the same time?
7. Is it safe to put insect repellents on kids?
8. Why doesn’t mosquito repellent seem to work sometimes?