Encephalitis has claimed the lives of eight children in Bihar in the last one month, with two of them succumbing to the disease on Thursday, an official said. Encephalitis causes high fever, irritation and swelling of the brain.
A six-month-old baby succumbed to a deadly mosquito-borne disease in Bihar on Thursday, taking the toll from the disease to three in 2013, and 16 children have been admitted to hospitals in Muzaffarpur, officials said.
With this year's first death suspected to be caused by Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) reported in Bihar, the fear of an outbreak of the deadly mosquito-borne disease has returned to haunt the state, an official said on
Bihar on Tuesday launched a special vaccination drive to cover 1.8 million children against Japanese encephalitis, a minister here said. ‘It is to provide immunity against the deadly Japanese encephalitis to children in the age
Was the UP government's battle against encephalitis lost due to red tape? The answer, shockingly, is a resounding yes. Even as the death toll of kids falling to the deadly viral disease mounted to 555 up to Saturday, the health
The Uttar Pradesh Government is in hot water yet again, and this time for its alleged lack of preparation. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights concluded that the Uttar Pradesh government’s casual approach
Disturbed over the large number of deaths due to encephalitis in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district, India's apex child rights panel has summoned the top health official of the state to appear before it, a statement said on
Families of hundreds of children who died of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Bihar are yet to be paid compensation announced by the state government last month, an official said Monday. Nearly 20 days after the state
Even as a worried Uttar Pradesh government is combating the outbreak of encephalitis that has claimed 117 lives in the last one month in the eastern part of the state, the Gorakhpur administration is toying with homeopathy and
The disease has already claimed the lives of more than 200 children and affected nearly 600 in Bihar. Distraught parents are now praying to god to save their children. The disease, called acute encephalitis syndrome (AES), is
Pune's National Institute of Virology has confirmed that the disease which has killed over 200 people in Bihar isn't Japanese encephalitis. The acute encephalitis syndrome(AES) that has killed 233 children in Bihar since May is
Five more children died of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district Sunday, taking the toll in the state to 230 since May, an official said. Additional Secretary (Health) R.P. Ojha said that of the 581
Four more children died of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, taking the death toll from the disease to 204 in the last one month, officials said. Additional Secretary (Health) R.P. Ojha said that
The mystery disease which has claimed 200 lives in Bihar and had been termed as ‘Acute Encephalitis Syndrome’ is actually just encephalitis said the Bihar government. Lab tests proved that the disease was encephalitis