KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Nepali authorities should urgently bolster public health systems that struggled during a dengue fever outbreak in recent months, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. Dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases are projected to become more widespread and severe in Nepal as a result of warming temperatures linked to climate change.

Dengue is down but not out, warn doctors

November 30, 2022 10:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: With the onset of the winter season, the risk of the dengue infection in the Kathmandu Valley has decreased significantly. The drop in the temperature means that the mosquitoes that spread dengue cannot survive and thus pose less risk to human health.

CHITWAN, Nov 15: Six people have died of dengue in Chitwan so far in the current fiscal year. The victims were from and outside the district, according to the Health Office, Chitwan.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: More than 33,000 people in Bagmati Province so far have been infected from dengue.

Journalist dies of dengue

November 3, 2022 17:25 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Journalist Chandani Adhikari passed away due to the dengue infection. Adhikari, working at Radio Bhotewodar, Lamjung, contracted dengue and was admitted to the Lamjung Model Hospital on November 1.

Dengue cases cross 2,000 in Chitwan

October 28, 2022 10:55 am

BHARATPUR, Oct 28: The number of dengue cases has crossed 2,000 in Chitwan, the District Health Office Chitwan said. The office stated that dengue has been confirmed in 2,164 persons till October 27. Dengue tests were conducted on 8,853 samples during this period and 2,164 of these samples were tested dengue-positive.

KATHMANDU, OCT 20: Two more people infected with dengue died in the past 24 hours, taking the dengue death toll to 51.

Death toll from dengue climbs to 48

October 18, 2022 08:45 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: A total of 48 people have died of dengue so far in the country. A total of 40,029 people have been infected since the last outbreak in July, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: As many as 1,111 dengue cases were reported in Nepal in the last 24 hours, according to health administration officials. With this, the number of dengue patients in Nepal has exceeded 40,000. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, the number is based on dengue patients reported in the country since July 17.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Dengue infection has been reported in all 77 districts of the country as the mosquito-borne disease has already claimed 47 lives so far, according to the Ministry of Health and Population(MoHP).

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: A total of 27,750 people have been infected with dengue in Bagmati Province since July 17 till date, the Bagmati Province Health Directorate said.

Dengue-induced death toll climbs to 44

October 11, 2022 09:27 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: The death toll from the outbreak of Dengue has reached 44, with the mosquito-borne viral disease spreading to 76 of the 77 districts in the country.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: People have been urged to take precautions against different health hazards while celebrating the Dashain festival.

KARNALI, Oct 1: With the rise in the temperature in mountainous regions due to climate change, dengue cases have been detected.

One dies of dengue infection in Chitwan

September 29, 2022 11:41 am

CHITWAN, Sept 29: A woman died of dengue infection in Chitwan.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: As many as 1,051 people have been infected with dengue on Monday. According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), dengue has been confirmed among 25,543 people till Monday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The Chandragiri Municipality has made arrangements to test dengue for free from Primary Hospital in Dhankot to the citizens of the municipality.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Doctors have urged the government to immediately control dengue outbreak across the country.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Experts have pointed out that the dengue infection that started last June has not come under control yet even after the mid-week of September and that the risk of infection will last for another one and a half month.

BUTWAL, Sept 22: As the cases of dengue infection have seen a sharp rise, local hospitals in Butwal are flooded with a large number of patients of this viral disease. At least three people have lost their lives in Lumbini province as  a result of dengue infection so far.

44 diagnosed with dengue in Bara

September 22, 2022 09:45 am

KALAIYA, Sept 22: Dengue cases are alarmingly increasing in Bara district. With the rise in cases, fear is looming large among local people.

UML demands govt prevent, control dengue

September 21, 2022 16:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The CPN-UML has demanded that the government prevent and control dengue. The party’s Central Secretary and Head of Health and Population Department, Yogesh Bhattarai issued a statement today and demanded the government prevent and control the dengue infection situation.

11 people die of dengue in Bagmati

September 21, 2022 14:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: At least 11 people have died of dengue in Bagmati Province, according to the Health Directorate, Bagmati Province. The mortality figure includes four in Kathmandu, two each in Lalitpur and Sindhupalchok, and one each in Makawanpur, Sindhuli and Dhading.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the government is working actively to prevent and control the spread of dengue.

Dengue claims a life in Chitwan

September 20, 2022 12:42 pm

CHITWAN, Sept 20: Dengue has claimed a life in Ratnanagar of Chitwan. The deceased has been identified as a 27-year-old man of Ratnanagar-1.

Dengue kills 20, more than 16,000 infected

September 19, 2022 17:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The number of dengue-infected people has been on the rise in Nepal of late. According to the data of the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division, 20 people have died of dengue till Sept 18.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: At a time when dengue cases have been on the rise, Dinesh Bikram Shah, a leader of Nepal Tarun Dal, the youth wing of the ruling Nepali Congress, has been fumigating the Sinamangal area to kill dengue-causing mosquitoes with a fogging machine.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started a 24-hour hotline service for dengue infected people.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Nepal has recorded 11,065 dengue patients as of Wednesday. An additional 1,230 patients were recorded in the past 24 hours alone.

Dengue claims two lives in Bheri Hospital

September 8, 2022 10:46 am

RANJHA, Sept 8: Two dengue-infected patients, who were admitted to the Nepalgunj-based Bheri Hospital for treatment, died on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) is to coordinate with provinces and local levels to control dengue infection.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the government to come up with effective measures to control dengue.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: In view of the dengue outbreak, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has continued the search and destroy campaign to kill dengue-carrying mosquitoes and their larvae.

KATHMANDU, August 30: A total of 1,258 cases of dengue have been detected in the Kathmandu Valley in recent times.

DAMAULI, July 29: Seven dengue patients have been found in Damauli Hospital of Tanahun district headquarters. The dengue cases were confirmed during the tests conducted among patients visiting the Damauli Hospital for treatment.

CHITWAN, July 19: Chitwan district reported 213 cases of dengue last fiscal year. These cases of mosquito-borne disease were recorded out of the total 3,564 tests carried out in the district from mid-July 2021 to mid-July 2022

KAVREPALANCHOWK, July 18: Three dengue cases have been spotted in Kavrepalanchok district after three years, according to health workers. A 68-year-old man of Panauti Municipality-5 in the district infected with the dengue virus has been receiving treatment at Dhulikhel Hospital for the past two days, said Purushottam Timalsina, chief of the health section at Panauti. His health is improving, he added.

Dengue detected in Baglung

July 12, 2022 08:45 am

GALKOT, July 12: With the rising temperature, Baglung district has recorded dengue of late. The disease transmitted by the mosquito bite was found among two persons.

Nine cases of dengu reported in Jhapa

December 4, 2021 18:40 pm

JHAPA, Dec 4: A total of nine dengue patients have been found in two local levels in Jhapa district recently. Five cases were reported in Birtamode Municipality and four in Mechinagar Municipality, according to the record maintained at the Department of Health at Birtamode Municipality.

CHITWAN, Dec 25: Of the patients who visited the District Hospital, Chitwan since July this year, 243 have been confirmed to have contracted dengue and 286 are scrub typhus patients, said the hospital.

KATHMANDU, March 14: Amid the fear of coronavirus outbreak in Nepal, another deadly disease dengue has been reported in several parts of the country.


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DADELDHURA, Sept 27: Schools in Amargadhi Municipality are carrying out awareness programs on dengue as the virus has spread almost across the country except in a few mountainous districts.

DHANGADHI, Sept 21: Dhaniram Sadgawa Chaudhary, 39, of Sadhepani in Ghodaghodi Municipality-2 is receiving treatment for dengue at Nisarga Hospital in Dhangadhi.

Dealing with dengue

September 20, 2019 10:36 am

Over the past few weeks, the rise in the number of dengue patients has been alarming to say the least. According to Epidemiology and Disease Control Division, over 5000 people across the country have tested positive for dengue till date. In Kathmandu, over half of the people visiting the Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital are found to be suffering from dengue. What makes matters worse is that the incessant rainfall the capital is witnessing at the moment is believed to bring about a further surge in dengue causing mosquitoes.

POKHARA, Sept 18: Tourism entrepreneurs in Pokhara are worried about the spread of dengue in the city during the peak tourist season. The entrepreneurs' nightmare has turned into reality after some foreign tourists cancelled their Pokhara visit in view of the rising cases of dengue. Businesspersons have urged the government to take adequate measures against dengue to make the people feel safe. They have also asked the media not to leave the people panicked by 'misinforming about the disease'.

DAMAK, Sept 18: Dengue virus which entered Nepal for the first time in 2004 through an infected foreigner has now affected more than 5,000 people across the country.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC) under the Ministry of Health has clarified that it has already carried out adequate research on dengue.

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September 16, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Sept 16: National Information Commission on Monday has urged the government to make necessary arrangements regarding the dissemination of information to the public about preventive measures against the pandemic of dengue disease.