Medical &Health

3,278 affected by cold-related diseases in 24-hrs

DHAKA Various cold-related diseases have affected

3,278 people across the country in the last 24 hours.

Data from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) control room

showed that 650 of the patients received treatment for acute respiratory


Another 1,644 were treated for diarrhoea and 984 for other diseases

including jaundice, inflammation in the eye, skin diseases and fever, a press

release said here today.

A total of 57 deaths were reported across the country between November 1

and January 30 due to the cold-related diseases.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)