dengue

The fight against Dengue

Dengue is mainly caused by female mosquitoes of the species Aedes aegypti, which is easily recognised by the white bands on its legs and body. Aedes mosquitoes prefers to breed in clean, stagnant...

September 17, 2019
September 17, 2019

Dengue patient dies in Dhaka

An 11-year-old girl, who was diagnosed with dengue fever, dies at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).

September 11, 2019
September 11, 2019

Dengue: More than 1,000 dead in Philippines

Much is still to be desired from the efforts of local governments to stop the dengue epidemic as the number of cases has risen to nearly 250,000 nationwide with more than 1,000 dead, over a third...

September 3, 2019
September 3, 2019

Woman dies of dengue in Khulna

A female dengue patient dies while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Khulna.

August 31, 2019
August 31, 2019

2 die of dengue in Chattogram, Khulna

Two persons die of mosquito-borne disease dengue fever in Chattogram and Khulna.

August 27, 2019
August 27, 2019

As the world warms up, dengue could spread

Scientists expect warming temperatures will lead to worse dengue outbreaks in places the disease already lurks, and outbreaks in brand new places.

August 26, 2019
August 26, 2019

Could data help us tell Dengue’s future?

2019 is one of the worst years for dengue outbreaks. Scientists and officials are looking for new ways to use data to predict the deadly disease.

August 23, 2019
August 23, 2019

2 die of dengue in Satkhira

Two persons have died of dengue fever while 308 others have been infected with the mosquito-borne disease so far in Satkhira, doctors say.

August 23, 2019
August 23, 2019

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. ...

August 21, 2019
August 21, 2019

Woman die of dengue fever at DMCH

A woman dies of dengue, a mosquito-borne disease, at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019

DSCC giving all efforts to control dengue outbreak: Mayor

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) is giving its all efforts to control the dengue outbreak by the first week of September, its Mayor Sayeed Khokon expresses hope.