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  • Death by Dengue Fever

    One more dengue patient dies

    The number of dengue patients admitted to different hospitals across the country within a 24-hour span yesterday came down to 527, the lowest since July 24, when the number started rising rapidly.

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    Non-critical patients crowd dist hospitals

    Hospitals at district and divisional headquarters are seeing a huge surge of dengue patients referred from upazila hospitals for better treatment. Civil Surgeon of Patuakhali Dr Hedayatul Islam said, “Many dengue patients are being referred to district hospitals from upazila health

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    DNCC, DSCC find Aedes larvae in 22 buildings

    Dhaka north and south city corporations have found Aedes larvae in 22 buildings after inspecting a total of 379 buildings.

  • 'Punishment, if ‘combing operation’ faces obstacle'

    The house owners will have to face punishment, if they create any obstacle during "combing operation" of killing aedes mosquitoes, Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam says.

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    UN joint team to help control Aedes mosquito breeding

    A joint expert team of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) of the United Nations will assess the feasibility of Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) in controlling Aedes mosquitoes in Bangladesh.

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    Aedes breeding ground found at 9 buildings in Dhaka

    Mobile courts have fined owners of nine buildings Tk 2.28 lakh after Aedes mosquito larvae were found on their buildings’ premises.

  • Aedes Breeding: Terminals still a hotspot

    Major terminals in the capital remain ripe for Aedes mosquito breeding as hundreds of thousands of people are arriving in the city after Eid holidays.

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    Anti-Aedes drive: Gulshan-2 building owner fined Tk 2 lakh

    A mobile court of Dhaka North City Corporation has fined the owner of a building Tk 2 lakh after finding Aedes mosquito larvae in a dirty rooftop at Gulshan-2 in the capital.

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    Aedes larvae: 3 hospitals, medical college fined in Uttara

    Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) fines three hospitals and a medical college in the capital’s Uttara area after Aedes larvae and breeding grounds were found on the premises of the institutions.

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    Cooperate with govt to eliminate dengue: Quader

    Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has urged people to cooperate with the government instead of criticising it unnecessarily to tackle the dengue prevalence.

  • Aedes larvae found at 3 spots in Pabna

    Pabna district health department finds larvae of Aedes mosquito, carrier of the virus responsible for dengue fever, at three spots in the district headquarter.

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    Edu ministry issues guidelines to restrain Aedes during holidays

    The ministry of education issues a circular enumerating some guidelines to curb the spread of Aedes mosquito during the Eid holidays.

  • Dengue patient in Bangladesh

    Ensure no still water at home

    Health experts fear the exodus of thousands city dwellers during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha vacations could further spread the dengue outbreak in the city, as mosquitoes might use the empty homes, schools and offices as prime breeding grounds.

  • Philippines declares national dengue epidemic

    Philippines declares national dengue epidemic

    As number of patients continue to rise, Philippines has declared a national dengue epidemic.

  • Aedes sources need to be wiped out

    The source eradication is the key to eliminating Aedes mosquitoes as well as checking Dengue outbreak and for this participation of mass people is necessary alongside the government efforts, experts say.

  • District hospitals short on dengue detection kits

    Public health professionals in several districts have demanded an urgent supply of dengue detection kits as they are struggling to deal with a surge of patients due to the kit shortage.

  • Second Aedes variety behind rapid spread

    With dengue cases rising fast even outside Dhaka, experts now fear that a second variety of Aedes mosquito is responsible for the rapid spread of the viral disease.

  • BAEC develops Aedes mosquito controlling method

    Scientists of Atomic Energy Research Establishment under the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) have developed an effective method of controlling aedes mosquitoes which transmits dengue virus.

  • Double trouble for the poor

    Rabbi’s dengue fever has left him and his family devastated. The nine-year-old boy, living with his parents in Tejgaon, started having a fever on Monday. The temperature kept going up and the

  • Fighting Aedes Mosquito: Import insecticide immediately

    A new insecticide to kill mosquitos is expected to arrive in the country in a few days and, after necessary lab tests, it will be imported within the next couple of weeks, lawyers of the two Dhaka city corporations told the High Court yesterday.

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    Man jailed after mobile court finds aedes larvae on construction site

    An official of a construction company is handed jail terms after larvae of aedes mosquito, the carrier of dengue virus, were found at a construction site of the company.

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    Dengue now in 61 districts

    After wreaking havoc across the capital, the dengue disease has spread to 60 other districts, according to the Directorate General of Health Services.

  • Dengue spreads to 50 districts

    Dengue has spread to 50 districts with a record 1,096 patients having been diagnosed with the viral disease yesterday alone.

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    Aedes Population: Six-fold rise in four months

    The concentration of adult mosquito in the capital is nearly six times that in the pre-monsoon period, a key reason behind the rising dengue cases, an ongoing government survey has found.

  • DSCC Mayor Sayeed Khokon

    DSCC to distribute free aerosol spray to fight dengue

    Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) will distribute aerosol sprays among the education institutes in the city area free of cost in a bid to protect the students from mosquito bites and dengue fever.

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    DNCC, DSCC to launch combined operation against Aedes

    Dhaka city corporations promise to the High Court that they will launch a combined operation and increase the dose of medicine to prevent mosquito menace in the capital.

  • Dengue taking its toll on kids

    With dengue taking an alarming turn in the capital, Selina Begum did her best to protect her family members from the viral disease.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Nothing short of an epidemic

    Slamming the two city corporations in Dhaka for their failure to combat the mosquito menace, the High Court yesterday said the dengue situation in the capital is nothing short of an epidemic.

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    HC slams DSCC, DNCC for failure to prevent mosquito menace

    The High Court comes down heavily on the two Dhaka city corporations for their failure to prevent mosquito menace in the capital even after it passed orders for taking necessary steps to this effect.

  • Guppy fish an effective dengue mosquito control method

    Guppy fish can be one of the five most effective forms of dengue control, as these tiny fish can be placed in water vessels in and around homes, where they will eat the larvae of dengue-transmitting mosquitoes.