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Dengue spreading in Chattogram

Published : 28 Jul 2022 09:02 PM

The dengue fever season is from June to September.  Dengue outbreak has started increasing in Chattogram.

According to doctors, even if it seems like a normal fever, you should consult a doctor immediately instead of sitting at home.  Because at the end of the examination, it can be said whether it is dengue or corona.  Besides, they are emphasizing on keeping the yard of the house clean.

CMC Hospital Deputy Director Dr. Aung Swi Prue Marma said that dengue patients who are admitted to the hospital are being treated separately.  But everything is prepared and the situation is normal.

Civil surgeon Dr. Elias Chowdhury said, we have taken various measures to prevent dengue outbreak and hospital beds have been kept ready.  We have taken various initiatives including keeping the upazila health complex clean and spraying medicine to prevent the breeding of Aedes mosquitoes.  But the situation has not reached such a critical stage.  Still, we are cautious.  Everyone should be more aware  3 people have been admitted to the hospital due to dengue infection.  So far 64 people have been infected with dengue.  Among them 23 men, 18 women, 23 children.