dengue

January 24, 2023
January 24, 2023

Under the dirty water, there’s a ward

Some of the places remain under stagnant water for years, while some lack basic civic amenities, including proper roads or pure drinking water. None of these neighbourhoods has a single playground. Such are the states of the three wards in zone-9 of Dhaka North City Corporation.

January 2, 2023
January 2, 2023

Highest dengue deaths last year

At least 281 people succumbed to dengue last year, while 62,382 patients were hospitalised, the highest deaths and second-highest cases ever recorded in the country.

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

Nov 16 morning: Dengue, Bandarban shooting, Climate financing, Russia-Ukraine War, FIFA World Cup

Good morning. If you are wondering about the global economy and Bangladesh’s 2023 outlook then you know famine has been a hot topic in the news. Tune into our Viewsroom discussion on whether there is an actual possibility a famine. Elsewhere, Donald Trump has announced his third run for presidency. And here are other quick things to know as you start your day.

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

Hospitalised dengue patients near 50k

The number of dengue patients hospitalised across the country this year is almost 50,000, the second time this has happened in Bangladesh. 

November 14, 2022
November 14, 2022

Dengue deaths now 202

The deaths from dengue this year crossed 200 yesterday, the highest figure in a single year since the outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease in the country.

November 13, 2022
November 13, 2022

How to stay safe during dengue season

Take the right precautions this dengue season.

November 11, 2022
November 11, 2022

Could vaccines turn the tide in the fight against dengue?

The government’s fight against the scourge of ever-increasing dengue infections has proven to be futile.

November 7, 2022
November 7, 2022

Why is dengue becoming such a serious public health threat?

The spread of dengue across the country requires better public health preparedness

October 31, 2022
October 31, 2022

Preventing dengue: PM urges all to keep houses clean

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (October 31, 2022) called upon the country’s people to keep their houses and adjacent areas clean to prevent dengue.

October 25, 2022
October 25, 2022

Why are we letting dengue get the better of us?

Dengue cases are on the rise again, with fatalities recorded almost on a daily basis.