Dengue the Deadly Killer

Government statistics put the latest figure of afflicted at 1,227 with 16 among them having died. Children have proved to be the most vulnerable group. Monsoon which is the high risk season is not even half-way through. So, the worries deepen.


Dengue Out Break History of Bangladesh:

1964 : First documented out break of dengue in Bangladesh.

1977 - 78 : Few cases of DF was found in a Clandestine Survey by IEDCR.

1982 - 83 : of 2456 blood samples taken, 278 found DEN - 1.

1984 - 86 : 21 samples collected, 3 found positive by HI Test.

Upto 1986 : Major cities were free to DHF.

19972-B  : Cross sectional serological survey at CMCH tested 255 paired sera in which 35 were positive cases

19992-C : Few death cases were reported in DHF

20002-D : Currently an epidemic has been reported in this country.

2001 : Epidemic has been reported in this country.

2002 : Epidemic has been reported in this country.

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