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Mosquito

Higher mosquito blood meals increase malaria transmission

Multiple bouts of blood feeding by mosquitoes reduce the incubation period for malaria parasites and increase malaria transmission potential, said a study

A mosquito is bloated with blood as it inserts its stinger into human flesh in this undated file photo obtained from the US Department of Agriculture(USDA) on September 9, 2002. AFP file photo

Rare genus of malaria detected in India's Kerala

There are five parasite species that cause malaria in humans, and two of these species -- Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax -- pose the greatest threat, according to WHO

In this file photo taken on 1 May 2018, a worker of the Entomologist Research Centre takes a mosquito to analyse it for the presence of malaria parasite in Obuasi, Ashanti Region in Ghana

20 new hospitalisations amid surge in dengue cases

Dengue fever was first reported in Bangladesh in 2000 and it claimed 93 lives. In three years, the fatality number almost fell to zero

Bangladeshi patients suffering from dengue fever receives treatment at the Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital in Dhaka on 3 September 2019

Dengue: 19 new hospitalisations in 24 hours

Currently, 93 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at hospitals across Bangladesh

Dengue infected patients are seen hospitalised at the Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital in Dhaka

Dengue cases on the rise as Bangladesh reports 14 new hospitalisations

Bangladesh is seeing a rise in the number of dengue cases in recent days with the health authorities confirming hospitalisation of 14 new patients in the past 24 hours

An aedes mosquito that carries the germs of dengue fever

Bangladesh sees one more dengue case

One new dengue case was recorded in the last 24 hours until Saturday morning.

A boy with dengue fever plays with a toy car on his bed at Hospital Escuel in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 29 July 2019.

Bangladesh reports one new dengue patient

The health authorities announced the detection of one new dengue case in the past 24 hours until Thursday morning.

A nurse is seen treating a dengue infected patient at the Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 2 August 2019.

Two new dengue cases reported: DGHS

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Thursday reported two new dengue cases in Bangladesh in the last 24 hours.

Two new dengue cases reported: DGHS

No new dengue case recorded in 24hrs

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Monday reported no new dengue case in the country in the last 24 hours

No new dengue case recorded in 24hrs

Virtual Roundtable

‘People’s participation essential to control dengue’

Public awareness must be mobilised as it will not be possible to bring Aedes mosquitoes under control without people’s participation, speakers at a roundtable observed.

‘People’s participation essential to control dengue’
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