Mosquitoes, which are responsible for spreading diseases such as malaria, dengue fever, and many others, can easily pick up signals that a human is nearby by detecting body heat and carbon dioxide.
Using the roller will allow you to trap the unsuspecting insects without a hitch on the adhesive surface.
AnTytle’s tweet has proved to be popular among other Japanese users, generating over 100,000 likes and almost 70,000 retweets since it was posted on Twitter last week.
The tip is extremely useful, since it was just last year when scientists discovered a new form of malaria referred to as “Super Malaria” in Asia. The new malaria type, which reportedly broke out in Southern Vietnam, has been found to be resistant to today’s standard treatment.
If adhesive hand rollers are hard to find in your area, you might consider keeping a live chicken indoors to keep mosquitoes away, as scientists claim fowls are natural mosquito repellents.