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World News August 12, 2023

Bangladesh records highest daily spike of nearly 3,000 dengue cases, death toll rises to 364


Bangladesh recorded a grim milestone with 2,959 new dengue fever cases and 12 deaths in a single day, marking the highest daily count this year. The total dengue cases for the year have risen to 78,028, with 364 confirmed deaths. Dhaka reported 1,097 cases on its own. Health authorities are intensifying efforts to curb mosquito breeding and conduct anti-larval operations. Dengue, a viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes, brings symptoms like fever, joint pain, and rash. The monsoon season is a high-risk period for dengue in Bangladesh.

Source : CGTN

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