Four-year-old twin sisters die of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome at Bihar's SKMCH; hospital had reported 120 deaths due to the disease last year
On 29 March, a three-year-old boy, hailing from Sakra block of the Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, had also died of the disease at SKMCH.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Bihar's rural poor at greater danger than rest of India; rations, cooked food need of the hour
The worst impact of coronavirus outbreak has been on the marginalised; those who are not only at risk of getting exposed to the virus but also have to bear the burden of lapses in state policy
Black flag shown to Nitish Kumar over poor facilities at SKMCH in Bihar's Muzaffarpur; local outfit throws ink on his cavalcade
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was shown black flag and ink was thrown on his cavalcade by a handful of people belonging to a little known political outfit in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Tuesday.
49 deaths, 109 cases of Japanese encephalitis reported in Assam till 3 July; govt puts on hold leaves for doctors
Health Minister Himanta Biswas Sarma said all districts of Assam, except Kokrajhar, were currently under the influence of Japanese encephalistis and preventive measure were being taken.
Bihar encephalitis deaths: Toll rises to 137 in Muzaffarpur, as state informs SC of 57% vacancy in doctor's posts in PHCs
The death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) mounted to 137 in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Wednesday.
Amid encephalitis outbreak, Bihar govt tells Supreme Court that 57% posts of doctors are vacant in health centres
In a shocking revelation about medical care facilities in Bihar, which is facing an outbreak of acute encephalitis syndrome, the state government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that there are only 5,205 doctors in government-run health centres against the sanctioned strength of 12,206.
Nitish Kumar breaks silence over encephalitis deaths in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, says 'expressing grief is not enough'
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar finally broke his silence over the deaths of children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur due to the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES).
Narendra Modi in Rajya Sabha: PM says Jharkhand lynching pained him, but no one has right to insult state
PM Modi broke his silence on the lynching of a Muslim youth in Jharkhand, saying it has pained him and the guilty must be severely punished, but stressed that all incidents of violence in the country should be treated the same
Encephalitis in Bihar: Rising deaths not only reveal poor infrastructure, but also Nitish Kumar govt's failure to tackle seasonal crisis
Doctors are scrambling to find reasons and solutions and political parties are aiming potshots at each other even as the number of children succumbing to encephalitis in Muzaffarpur climbed up to 150 on Tuesday
FIR against 39 for protesting deficient water supply, encephalitis deaths in Bihar's Vaishali district; villagers vacate homes after outbreak
An FIR has been lodged against 39 people in Harivanshpur in Vaishali district in Bihar on Tuesday after they protested the lack of water supply and death of several children due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES)
Acute Encephalitis Syndrome leaves one more child dead in Bihar even as officials claim severity of disease has reduced
SKMCH Superintendent Sunil Kumar Shahi said with the onset of the monsoon, the number of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome cases will likely come down.
Encephalitis in Bihar: Heat, humidity and malnutrition have 'contributed substantially' to children's deaths, says IMA
Prevailing heat and humidity conditions and malnutrition have 'contributed substantially' to the deaths of hundreds of children due to acute encephalitis syndrome in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, an IMA team has said.
Encephalitis deaths: Harsh Vardhan, Bihar health minister Mangal Pandey face inquiry after Muzaffarpur CJM order
Encephalitis: The Muzaffarpur Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) has ordered a probe against Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and Mangal Pandey in a negligence case.
'Deaths of children can't go on in Bihar,' says SC on encephalitis outbreak in Muzaffarpur; state says 'under control' after nearly 130 kids die
The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Bihar government, seeking an explanation on the death of some 130 children due to encephalitis in Muzaffarpur.
Encephalitis outbreak in Bihar: Toll mounts to 129; resident doctor deployed at Muzaffarpur's SKMCH suspended for negligence
As the toll continues to rise due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, senior resident doctor deployed at Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) was suspended on Saturday over alleged negligence of duty.
Toll in encephalitis cases rises to 129 in Bihar; SKMCH in Muzaffarpur accounts for 109 of these deaths
The toll in encephalitis cases at SKMCH has touched 109, while 20 children died at Kejriwal hospital in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.
Bihar: Human skeletons found lying near Muzaffarpur's SKMCH hospital, where 108 people died of Encephalitis
SKMCH hospital in Muzaffarpur is currently battling with an influx of cases of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). The toll due to the vector borne disease mounted to 128 on Saturday.
Encephalitis deaths in Bihar: Clinical ambiguity, delayed access to medical care raise questions about steps taken to prevent disease
As Muzaffarpur and adjoining districts of Bihar continue to grapple with the deadly Encephalitis outbreak, questions arise as to whether adequate steps have been taken to identify the cause of the disease and prevent it from spreading further.
Encephalitis fever in Bihar: Toll rises to 136 with 117 deaths reported from Muzaffarpur alone; 626 cases registered across state
Brain fever has afflicted more than 600 children across 16 districts of Bihar of which 136 have lost their lives
Encephalitis fever in Bihar: Muzaffarpur's SKMC Hospital converts prisoners' ward into ICU to accommodate more children
Following the public outcry over lack of facilities in the government-run SKMC Hospital, management has converted a prisoners' ward into an ICU regarding the Encephalitis outbreak in Bihar