chikungunya

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

Do mosquitoes prefer one blood type over others?

Mosquitoe-bites are a menace for everybody. Especially, during this season, due to the risk of dengue, chikungunya etc.

July 19, 2019
July 19, 2019

DNCC mayor cancels leave of officials

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) cancels leave of all officials of its waste and health management departments in a bid to control the spread of dengue, chikungunya and other similar diseases in the city.

July 15, 2019
July 15, 2019

DSCC launches healthcare service for dengue patients

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) launches a healthcare service for the people affected by dengue and chikungunya in the city’s different areas.

August 7, 2017
August 7, 2017

Guppy fish to be released in Dhaka south to curb mosquito-borne diseases

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) will release Guppy fishes in drainage and sewerage lines to curb the menace of mosquito-borne diseases including Chikungunya

July 21, 2017
July 21, 2017

No one to own up to chikungunya, measles, but the victims?

Chikun-gunya in Dhaka and measles in Sitakunda, Chittagong have combined to highlight public health mismanagement at its height.

July 19, 2017
July 19, 2017

The fight against Chikungunya

While Chikungunya continues to wreak havoc in Bangladesh, it is unfortunate that it has no vaccine and that physicians seem to have limited knowledge of this infection so far.

July 19, 2017
July 19, 2017

City Governance: Who’s to blame for failure?

He once again expressed his utter frustration that the city corporation he has been leading for over two years lacks adequate jurisdiction to better serve the city dwellers. He finds it difficult to develop the city by preparing a master plan because his office has no control over parks, canals, roads and drainage system.

July 15, 2017
July 15, 2017

Chikungunya Outbreak: Authorities failed to act timely, promptly

The number of chikungunya cases continues to increase with city dwellers blaming the authorities' failure to take timely and preventive actions for the outbreak of the disease.

July 14, 2017
July 14, 2017

'Take steps to eradicate Chikungunya'

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia calls upon the government to take measures immediately for eradicating the menace of mosquito-borne Chikungunya disease.

July 10, 2017
July 10, 2017

Help desks at all hospitals to tackle Chikungunya

Health and Family Welfare Ministry directs all public hospitals and medical colleges across the country to open help desks to effectively tackle the already wide-spread Chikungunya menace, transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes.