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LG introduces an aircon that can fight mosquitoes

Yep, you read that title right. To combat the onset dengue season, LG just announced the Mosquito Away Residential Air Conditioner, a new type of aircon that can fight mosquitoes. This AC boasts having ultrasonic wave technology that makes inaudible u-wave at a specific frequency of over 30kH. The said wave can eliminate mosquitoes including dengue-causing ones, but is completely harmless to humans.


To prove that it does the job well, The anti-dengue air conditioner has been tested by Dr. Pio A. Javier, Research Professor of the Crop Protection Cluster of University of the Philippines, Los Baños. Test results showed that the LG RAC is capable of repelling indigenous mosquitoes, which includes the dengue-causing Aedes aegypti, at a rate of 82.71 percent.

No word has been mentioned about price or availability as of this writing for the new air conditioner.

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