Dr Zubair Khaled Huq

October 4, 2020
October 4, 2020

Dengue outbreak: where do we stand?

An outbreak is a sudden occurrence of something unwelcome, such as disease. Dengue is a viral infection transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito.

August 30, 2020
August 30, 2020

Post COVID-19 recovery care

For those who have contracted COVID-19, the road to recovery can be like looking down the barrel.

August 9, 2020
August 9, 2020

Do’s and don’ts during COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 is wreaking havoc worldwide. The pandemic is not going to go overnight; we should learn to live with it. To do that, we should know what things we should do and what to avoid.

July 26, 2020
July 26, 2020

Unusual symptoms of COVID-19

What are the more unusual symptoms of COVID-19 and what should you be watching out for? Other symptoms that have also become prevalent in patients are the loss of smell or taste, fatigue and a...

June 14, 2020
June 14, 2020

Is herd immunity on COVID-19 hard to achieve?

Herd immunity is a concept based on the body’s immune resistance to the spread of a contagious disease within a population.

March 15, 2020
March 15, 2020

Why quarantine is important to put brakes on COVID-19 outbreak?

There are public health tools that could slow down the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, like washing hands with soap, not touching the face, staying away from patients etc.

January 5, 2020
January 5, 2020

Staying healthy in old age

Persons aged 60 years and above are considered as senior citizens. Various statistics show that the number of elderly population in Bangladesh is approximately 13 million which represents 8 percent...

November 24, 2019
November 24, 2019

Health problems in old age

Growing older is no longer something to be feared of. Thanks to the miracles of modern medicine, it is possible to live a happier, fuller life over a longer period of time.

March 3, 2019
March 3, 2019

Alzheimer's disease and dementia

Worldwide, at least 44 million people are living with dementia, making the disease a global health crisis. A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s is life changing for the person with the disease, as well as...

January 20, 2019
January 20, 2019

Polypharmacy: taking care of the elderly patients

Many people consume a cocktail of drugs targeted simultaneously at several ailments. But poly pharmacy, as this phenomenon is called, invariably has an adverse effect on their health and finances.