Gorakhpur (UP): Two more children succumbed to encephalitis In Gorakhpur shooting up the number of victims to 101 in Uttar Pradesh this year.
The two children hailing from Gorakhpur and Sidhharthanagar died yesterday at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital, health officials said today.
They said a total of 421 patients showing symptoms of encephalitis have been admitted to the hospital and adjoining district hospitals this year.
While some o
The encephalitis toll went up to 101 in UP.
f the patients were suffering from Japanese Encephalitis (JE), most of them were suffering from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). The JE spreads due to mosquito bites while AES spreads due to viruses present in contaminated water.
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