KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Hospitals in the Kathmandu Valley have reported a rising number of dengue patients over the past two weeks. Some individuals seeking medical attention for uncontrollable fever have been diagnosed with dengue.
In recent weeks, various parts of the country including the Kathmandu Valley have been grappling with a severe outbreak of dengue fever, a mosquito-borne disease that has tragically claimed 14 lives and affected more than 24,000 individuals.
KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Health authorities have raised concerns over the growing number of dengue infections, which has now extended to Kathmandu Valley. Mukunda Rijal, the ward chairman of Kathmandu-16, succumbed to the disease last Monday. According to the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD), the death toll from dengue has reached 14.
KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Dengue infection is on the rise in Nepal. According to the data unveiled by the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division, a total of 21,206 people have so far tested positive for dengue infection.
DHANGADHI, Aug 28: Until a few years ago, mosquitoes were predominantly limited to the Terai districts, sparing the hilly and mountainous regions. However, recent years have witnessed a change in this pattern. Even the tranquil landscapes of the hill and mountain districts are now witnessing an upsurge in mosquito-borne diseases, including the transmission of dengue infection, which was once confined to the Terai region.
KATHMANDU, Aug 10: The cases of dengue fever are soaring in the country. According to the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division, the disease has spread to 74 districts with diagnosed cases of 10,726.
As the rainy season is here, cases of the dreaded dengue have been steadily increasing in recent days in all parts of Nepal, mainly affecting the Terai region. With the number of cases on the rise, it’s important to take steps to protect yourself and your family members from dengue.
INARUWA, August 2: All educational institutions operational in Dharan Sub-metropolis of Sunsari have been closed for carrying out an effective campaign against dengue outbreak. The municipal executive committee meeting held on Tuesday took the decision to engage collective efforts for prevention and control of the contagion.
KATHMANDU, August 1: More than 5,000 people have been infected with dengue in the country. Sunsari district alone has more than half of them, according to the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division.
KATHMANDU, July 11: With 1,192 cases of dengue and one fatality from the viral infection recorded in the past four months, experts have suggested one and all to remain safe from it and prevent its further spread.
KATHMANDU, July 6: The Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) has revealed that dengue infections have surged to over 1,000 cases within a month since the onset of monsoon. Sadly, one fatality due to dengue was reported in Sunsari last week. It is noteworthy that Sunsari experienced a widespread dengue outbreak last year as well.
SUDURPASCHIM, May 4: A patient diagnosed with COVID-19 and dengue infections at the Seti Province Hospital, Dhangadi, died last night. The 30-year-old male had been on ventilator support since May 2. Before this, he underwent a nerve surgery on April 7, according to the hospital’s Information Officer Mekhraj Upadhyay.
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.
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.
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.
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 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, 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 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.
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.
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.