- March 18, 2018
Bangladesh has had a history of dengue outbreaks
There is no possibility of Chikungunya outbreak this year, says DGHS Prof Dr Abul Kalam Azad
About 13,000 people are ill with diarrhea and respiratory infections in densely populated Bangladesh after floods in its north
According to IEDCR, 950 people were diagnosed with Chikungunya at the institution medical centre between 9 April and 17 August
Dengue is spread by two mosquito species-Aedes aegypti and to a lesser extent Aedes albopictus-both of which breed in stagnant water pools
The crisis has been the result of a disastrous failure of coordination and communication
According to data collected from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), thousands of cases of chikunguniya have been treated at the hospital this year
‘City dwellers also have to take responsibility to keep their city clean’
How can we address the problem of chikungunya and other viruses?
Agitating students demanded punishment for the doctors responsible for the alleged misdiagnosis.
Following high levels of rainfall in Dhaka city in July, hospitals in the capital have been reporting a rise in the number of dengue patients