Dengue fever in Bangladesh | The Daily Star
  • Mosquito Menace in Capital: DNCC, DSCC doing little to contain it

    The capital's mosquito population seems to be rising, but the two city corporations are doing little to contain the menace.

  • Dengue cases hit 18-yr high

    The number of recorded cases of dengue infection this year hit 9,531 yesterday, the highest in 18 years, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

  • Dengue fever in Bangladesh

    Dengue risk rising

    The graphs look chilling. A red line sharply shooting north, crossing a purple, a yellow, a blue and a green. “That's what dengue looks like this year,” said Dr Ayesha Akhter, in-charge of disease control room at the directorate of health, pointing to the red line representing the number of patients this year.