Mosquitoes are vectors for some serious diseases, transmitting viruses through infected blood. These vector-borne illnesses range from malaria, dengue and even the deadly yellow fever. There are many off-the-shelf pesticides and mosquito repellents that claim to take care of the menace. However, these are mostly chemical based and have some serious harmful side-effects.

The authorities at Dubai Municipality have devised an organic and eco-friendly mosquito trap . The traps created here are totally devoid of any chemicals and can be made in a jiffy with simple ingredients found in most homes. All you need are an empty plastic bottle, some sugar and a pinch of yeast. Voila! No fumes, chemicals or smoke. More importantly, no mosquitoes to worry about.

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Eco-friendly Mosquito Trap | Dubai Municipality

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