aedes mosquitoes

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

The Monsoon Guests: Plight we can’t seem to stop

The monsoon season comes with its aesthetics, its hassles in this bustling city, but most of all, its yearly guests, Mosquitoes. Our guests of the season seem to go through a rampaging period during this time. They get their invitation from places all over us. The water that is lodged in many places due to rain in this season, humidity and other external factors that creates favorable breeding conditions for mosquitoes to lay their eggs in and exponentially cause the growth in their numbers to insurmountable figures.

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

Dengue fever: 32 patients hospitalised in 24 hours

At least 32 dengue patients were hospitalised across the country in 24 hours till 8:00 am today (June 26, 2022), according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

June 25, 2022
June 25, 2022

Dengue fever: 35 patients hospitalised in 24 hours

At least 35 new dengue patients were hospitalised across the country in 24 hours till 8:00 am today (June 25, 2022).

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

First dengue death of 2022 in Bangladesh recorded

The first death from dengue this year was reported today (June 21, 2022), according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

High risk of dengue: Are the city corporations prepared?

From the beginning of the monsoon season number of dengue patients start increasing. Ahead of this year's monsoon season, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) conducted a survey of Aedes mosquitoes in Dhaka from March 23 to April 4. According to the survey, the risk of dengue outbreak was much higher this year than in previous years. Are the 2 city corporations of Dhaka prepared to tackle dengue outbreaks?

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Dhaka at risk of major dengue outbreak

Dhaka is at risk of a major dengue outbreak this year compared to the last couple of years, as clear, stagnant water, the breeding ground for Aedes mosquitoes, at under-construction buildings is abundant this time around.

May 18, 2020
May 18, 2020

DNCC launches combing operation to destroy Aedes breeding grounds

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) launches combing operation at different parts including Baridhara area of the capital to destroy the breeding grounds of Aedes mosquitoes.