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  • Dengue fever patient dies in Dhaka

    Dengue patient dies in Dhaka

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

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    Another dies of dengue in Dhaka

    One more patient has died of dengue, mosquito-borne disease, at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), taking the countrywide death toll to 128.

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    Healthy diet tips for dengue patients

    As dengue fever is alarmingly spreading across the country, it is very important to take measures including food habits which will effectively minimise the risk of the disease.

  • Dengue patient in Bangladesh

    Dengue: All you need to know

    As dengue fever is turning into a severe health crisis across the country, it is important that you know about the disease, how it spreads, and what you should do to minimise the risk of the disease.

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    Mayors embezzled Tk 50cr of mosquito control fund: JP

    Jatiya Party demands the mayors of Dhaka North and South city corporations to step down from their posts, bringing allegation of misappropriation of Tk 50 crore allocated for mosquito control.

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    Ensure no still water at home

    Health experts fear the exodus of thousands city dwellers during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha vacations could further spread the dengue outbreak in the city, as mosquitoes might use the empty homes, schools and offices as prime breeding grounds.

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    3 including pregnant woman die of dengue fever in Dhaka

    Three people die after they were diagnosed with dengue and were being treated at different hospitals in Dhaka.

  • District hospitals short on dengue detection kits

    Public health professionals in several districts have demanded an urgent supply of dengue detection kits as they are struggling to deal with a surge of patients due to the kit shortage.

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    BNP is doing politics with dengue: Quader

    ​Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader alleges that BNP is doing politics with the ongoing dengue outbreak across the country.

  • Double trouble for the poor

    Rabbi’s dengue fever has left him and his family devastated. The nine-year-old boy, living with his parents in Tejgaon, started having a fever on Monday. The temperature kept going up and the

  • Dengue under control likely by early Sept: Khokon

    Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon has said that the authorities concerned are trying their best to control the dengue outbreak by early September.

  • Dengue spreads to 50 districts

    Dengue has spread to 50 districts with a record 1,096 patients having been diagnosed with the viral disease yesterday alone.

  • Surge in Dengue Cases in Capital: Hospitals full to the brim

    Ripa, a resident of Narayanganj city, got admitted to a private hospital in Siddhirganj with fever on Tuesday. The following day, the doctors there referred the 26-year-old woman to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, suspecting she had been infected with dengue.

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    HC seeks info whether diagnostic centres charging extra for dengue test

    The High Court wants to know whether private hospitals and diagnostic centres are charging extra from people who are going to test for Dengue fever and whether the government hospitals are conducting the tests free of cost.

  • Aedes albopictus mosquitoes

    DNCC, DSCC to launch combined operation against Aedes

    Dhaka city corporations promise to the High Court that they will launch a combined operation and increase the dose of medicine to prevent mosquito menace in the capital.

  • Local Government and Rural Development Minister Md Tazul Islam

    Dengue under control: LGD Minister

    Local Government Department (LGD) Minister Md Tazul Islam claims that the dengue situation is under control.

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    Tackling Spread of Dengue: Hospitals outside Dhaka not ready

    After Antor Dutta, a 17-year-old college student, woke up with a fever on Tuesday morning, he was taken to Narsingdi Medical College Hospital. Doctors there gave him some medicines and advised him to take proper rest.

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    403 infected with dengue in 24 hours

    The overall dengue situation in the country remains grim as 403 new dengue patients have been admitted to hospitals in 24 hours since 8:00am Sunday, the highest in a single day this year.

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    Dengue outbreak: HC summons top DNCC, DSCC health officials

    The High Court summons the chief health officials of the two Dhaka city corporations to appear before it to inform about the steps taken by the authorities in preventing outbreak of mosquito-borne diseases like dengue and chikungunya, and eliminating the breeding grounds of Aedes mosquitoes in the capital.

  • ‘Step down if you cannot check dengue outbreak’

    Speakers at a human chain have demanded that both the Dhaka city mayors step down from their posts if they cannot check mosquitos and the recent dengue outbreak in the capital.

  • How to prevent dengue fever

    Dengue cause for alarm now

    The number of recorded dengue fever cases in May and June was more than five times that of the corresponding months of last year, and things are getting even worse.

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    Dengue outbreak higher this year: DSCC mayor

    Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon says the infection rate of dengue fever is comparatively higher than the previous years.