POKHARA, Oct 3: As of September 25, the number of dengue-infected people in Tanahun was 1,714. That number reached 3,353 on Tuesday, eight days later.

DANG, Oct 2: A man has succumbed to the dengue infection at Rapti Academy of Health Sciences in Ghorahi, Dang.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: The number of dengue patients has increased in the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) area of late.

JHAPA, Sept 27: As many as 17 people have lost their lives to dengue and 30,330 people have been infected in Koshi Province since mid-July.

Three die of dengue infection in Tanahu

September 26, 2023 10:20 am

DAMAULI, Sept 26: Three persons died of dengue infection in Tanahu in the last two months. All three fatalities are from Byas Municipality.

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.

DAMAULI, Sept 13: As many as 732 people have been confirmed infected with dengue in Tanahun district.

Tackling Dengue Menace

September 11, 2023 07:43 am

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.

BAITADI, Sept 6: Sudurpaschim Province is at high risk of dengue spread, according to the data from the Sudurpaschim Province Health Directorate.

Dengue infection tally exceeds 21,000

September 3, 2023 10:15 am

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.

CHITWAN, Aug 19: Chitwan district has recorded increasing cases of dengue infection. According to the District Health Office, 108 people were infected with dengue disease from July 17 to August 18.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Cases of dengue infection have been increasing across the country each day.

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.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: At least seven people have died of dengue among 7,733 infected people in Nepal, according to the Department of Health Services (DoHS).

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 26: At least 4,289 dengue patients have been reported across the country.

KAVRE, July 21: The District Health Office, Kavre, has started preparedness to control the spread of dengue in the district. The district is at high risk of the dengue fever spread.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The cases of Dengue infection are found rising of late. Dengue infection cases have gone up with the onset of monsoon season.

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.

KAVREPALANCHOWK, April 2: Infections of dengue and coronavirus have recurred in Kavrepalanchowk district after a hiatus of a few months. Seven people got coronavirus after three months.

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.