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Dengue panic in CU

 Khurshed Alam, CU

 Published: 06:37 PM, 28 July 2019  

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Cumilla University (CU)students are in dengue panic that is going on all over the country. Two university students of Dhaka and Jahangirnagar have reportedly died of dengue fever. It also accelerated dengue panic and fear spread out among the CU students.

It is found that Mosquito nuisance in the various places including Babui Chottor, Shaheed Minar across the University campus. Besides, sources to born Aedes mosquito have been made due to ongoing beautification activities across the campus.

CU Toussef Hasan said, “Preventive measures should be taken in the halls now. Once the infection begins, it can go beyond control.”

Marzia Sultana, another student of the university who lives in Nawab Faizunnesa Chowdhurani Hall, said, “The mosquito nuisance is too much in the halls, we couldn’t sleep well. Mosquito production is increasing due to the wet surroundings in the hall.

To the question of whether the university students have been infected with dengue till now the university medical officer Shahida Shimu said, “Many people are coming with fever. Compared to other times, the number of fever sufferers is higher, but the dengue has not yet been detected.”

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall Principal Zia Uddin said, “We will take all measures to ensure the safety of residential students within a very short time. But first of all, awareness is very important.”

Registrar of University (Extra responsibility) Dr. Md. Abu Taher said, "We are also very concerned about mosquitoes. The administration has sent a letter to the city corporation. Necessary steps will be taken soon.” He also spoke about the ongoing cleaning program on the campus.