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361 new dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours

A total of 361 people were hospitalised across the country with dengue in the last 24 hours till 8am on Thursday. Of them, 100 were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and 261 in other parts of the country, said the Directorate General of Health Services. Currently, 1,419 dengue patients, including 505 in the capital, are being treated at hospitals, it ... Read More »

Patients die as Manila traffic jams block ambulances

Gridlock in Manila is costing lives as ambulances stuck in traffic face severe delays in the race against the clock to reach the city’s hospitals, medics warn. Special lanes for emergency vehicles are not enforced, the infrastructure is outdated, and local drivers are often unwilling or unable to make way — a situation experts say is causing patients to die ... Read More »

2 die of dengue; 750 new patients hospitalised in 24 hours

Two persons reportedly died of dengue in Chattogram and Barishal as the government said 750 new patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till Thursday morning. The victims were identified as Doume Ching Marma, 27, and Suraiya, 14. Doume Ching was admitted to Ruma Upazila Health Complex on September 10 with fever and was later diagnosed with dengue, said Bandarban Civil ... Read More »

117 dengue patients admitted to Gaibandha Modern Hospital

A total of 117 dengue patients were admitted to Gaibandha Modern Hospital (GMH) till today and of them, 101 patients were released from the hospital after treatment. Now, some 15 patients are undergoing treatment in GMH and one in Fulchhari Upazila Health Complex. This was disclosed by civil surgeon (CS) Dr. ABM Abu Hanif in a monthly meeting of district ... Read More »

Which heart patients need stents?

Nearly every day for the past month Roxana Mehran, an interventional cardiologist at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, and her colleagues have been getting calls from patients wondering if their stents were really necessary. Yes, the doctor assures them, they were prime candidates to receive a stent, a small device used to prop open clogged arteries in patients ... Read More »