Asrafullah Jamal, a dengue patient being treated at the capital’s Kurmitola General Hospital, had a difficult time bidding farewell to his son, Kazem Ashraf.
2019 was a watershed for dengue, with the highest number of cases ever reported globally. For Bangladesh too, it was a loud wake-up call, with record caseload and deaths. But the government continued with its slumber.
Lack of comprehensive, sustained efforts to control dengue may prove disastrous
Authorities, residents should take measures to prevent a dengue wave post-Eid
Health Minister Zahed Maleque today said that about 1,700 people have so far been infected with dengue this year, which is five times the number of infected at the same time last year
Lessons from past years must reflect in decisions by relevant authorities