Dengue reaches 56 districts, lawmakers demand declaration of National Emergency

The Dengue Epidemic since its first 2019 incident in Sunsari, has spread to at least 56 districts across the nation, sparking lawmakers to call the epidemic a national emergency. Spreading mostly along... Read more »
Global Dengue Risk in 2013 (Image: Jane Messina/UCANR)

Dengue on the rise (in Nepal, and worldwide). Blame ‘migration’ and ‘climate change’

Dengue is on the rise – in Nepal, and across the globe, at an earlier un-witnessed rate. First recorded dengue in the 1950s during dengue epidemics in the Philippines and Thailand, by 2010,... Read more »

BPKIHS dealing with increasing dengue patients

Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) is faced with an increasing number of people suffering from dengue. The hospital is dealing with 50 dengue patients for the past three weeks,... Read more »