3 months 1,000 dengue cases in 1 day listed in Bangladesh Manilatimes |World
More than 1,000 people in Bangladesh, the majority of whom are children, have been diagnosed with dengue in the last 24 hours, amid the country’s worst outbreak on record, a senior health ministry official said. Eight people have died since January and more than 13,600 patients have been diagnosed with the mosquito-borne fever so far this year, with 8,348 cases, or more than half, coming in the month of July—a sharp increase from the 1,820 cases in June and 184 cases in May this year, according to official figures. “Since we started keeping record of dengue cases, which is from ... more