dengue outbreak

Where have all the frogs gone?

The two city corporations of Dhaka have tried many strategies in their war against the city’s mosquitoes to prevent dengue from spreading. From flying drones to detect stagnant water sources to releasing frogs in ponds to destroy mosquitoes and their larvae, they explored so many avenues.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Dengue fever: One dead, 87 hospitalised in 24 hours

One more dengue patient died while 87 were admitted to different hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours til 8:00am yesterday.

August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022

Where have all the frogs gone?

The two city corporations of Dhaka have tried many strategies in their war against the city’s mosquitoes to prevent dengue from spreading. From flying drones to detect stagnant water sources to releasing frogs in ponds to destroy mosquitoes and their larvae, they explored so many avenues.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

29 dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours 

At least 29 dengue patients were hospitalised in hospitals across the country over 24 hours till 8am today, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

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.

December 16, 2021
December 16, 2021

17 dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours

Seventeen dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till 8:00 am today, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

October 5, 2019
October 5, 2019

Dengue Outbreak: Rain brings fresh concern

Though the number of dengue patients has been declining for the last one month, the rain for the last one week is increasing the risk of further dengue spread, experts say.

September 12, 2019
September 12, 2019

Dengue claims 7 more lives

At least seven dengue patients, including two children, died over the last two days in six districts. With them, the unofficial death toll from the disease is now 144. However, the official figure is 60.

September 1, 2019
September 1, 2019

Nurses go extra mile without any reward

Sobita, a nurse at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital is now handling more than 10 times the patients she used to at her previous job at the National Institute of Diseases of the Chest and Hospital.

August 31, 2019
August 31, 2019

Dengue Patients: August sees more than 19-yr total

The number of dengue patients this month surpassed the combined total of such patients in the last 19 years with experts warning about further spread of the virus in the next two months.

August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019

Three more die from dengue

Three more, including two children, died from dengue fever in Dhaka, Rangpur and Faridpur yesterday. With them, 123 people have died this year after being infected with the mosquito-borne disease.