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Dengue Crisis / No alternative to a long-term plan

We need a comprehensive, long-term policy for addressing dengue and other weather-based diseases.

Dengue test now at half price in govt hospitals

Patients from now on can get their dengue tests at Tk 50 instead of Tk 100 in all public hospitals across the country.

Mugda hospital overwhelmed by dengue patients

The capital’s Mugda Medical College Hospital has been struggling to cope with the steep rise in the number of dengue patients over the last few weeks.

Danger of dengue outbreak looms large

The country has already seen the death of 12 dengue patients before the beginning of the monsoon, while 1,261 others were hospitalised till yesterday. The numbers indicate alarming signs of a massive dengue outbreak this year.

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.

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. 

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.

Rising dengue cases call for urgent action

With the number of dengue cases soaring every day across the country, hospitals especially those in the capital are struggling to deal with the patients, health officials say while experts suggest immediate steps to control Aedes mosquitoes.

1 dengue patient dead, 431 hospitalised in 24 hours

One dengue patient died while 431 patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in 24 hours till 8:00 am today (September 21, 2022), according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

High risk of dengue: Are the city corporations prepared?

From the beginning of the monsoon season number of dengue patients start increasing. Ahead of this year's monsoon season, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) conducted a survey of Aedes mosquitoes in Dhaka from March 23 to April 4. According to the survey, the risk of dengue outbreak was much higher this year than in previous years. Are the 2 city corporations of Dhaka prepared to tackle dengue outbreaks?

August 16, 2020
August 16, 2020

4 new dengue patients detected: DGHS

Four new dengue cases were recorded in the last 24 hours until this morning, health authorities says.

August 8, 2019
August 8, 2019

2,326 more dengue patients hospitalised in 24hrs

At least 2,326 dengue patients get admitted to hospitals across the country in 24 hours since 8:00am Wednesday, taking the total to 34,666 this year, according to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

August 7, 2019
August 7, 2019

Nurses protest ‘assault on fellow’ at Suhrawardy Hospital

Hundreds of nurses at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital in Dhaka have protested an “assault” on one of their fellow nurses by a relative of a dengue patient.

August 6, 2019
August 6, 2019

2,348 more dengue patients in 24hrs

Dengue cases are increasing across the country as around 2,348 more new patients were hospitalised with the mosquito-borne deadly virus in the last 24 hours till 8:00 am today.

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