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.
Unhappy with the tardy progress in initiatives to deal with the outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in the eastern districts of Uttar Pradesh, the government has fixed time lines for completion of pending projects, an official
Diseases in 2012 followed a similar trend to previous years. India plays host to several seasonal ones like dengue, fever, malaria, tuberculosis and swine flu which show up during particular seasons in some particular states but
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
Japanese Encephalitis (JE) is a mosquito-borne viral form of encephalitis. Encephalitis results in inflammation of the brain. The patient’s central nervous system is affected. This results in fever and/or a sudden onset of
Cabinet approves plan to tackle Japanese Encephalitis (JE)/Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) over a five-year period.
Ministries responsible for implementing the programme - Health andFamily Welfare, Drinking water and
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
Junior doctors in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh resorted to violence, damaged cars and thrashed people, forcing police to cane charge them, after some of their colleagues were bashed up by relatives of a patient who died
Five more children succumbed to the encephalitis at the BRD Medical College Hospital, taking the total death toll to 225 in UP this year.
Three children from Gorakhpur and two hailing from Deoria died in the hospital yesterday,
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 World Health Organisation is ready to provide all assistance to encephalitis-hit Bihar, according to WHO India representative Nata Menabde. She said that while WHO was ready to provide all assistance for establishing what
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