The monsoon season comes with its aesthetics, its hassles in this bustling city, but most of all, its yearly guests, Mosquitoes. Our guests of the season seem to go through a rampaging period during this time. They get their invitation from places all over us. The water that is lodged in many places due to rain in this season, humidity and other external factors that creates favorable breeding conditions for mosquitoes to lay their eggs in and exponentially cause the growth in their numbers to insurmountable figures.
Bangladesh is likely to witness more floods this monsoon, experts warn.
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?