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.
Encephalitis in Bihar: Six of 22 children admitted with suspected AES in Gaya die; toll rises to 142 in Muzaffarpur
'So far 22 patients have been admitted. It is being stated they might be suffering from encephalitis but it has not been confirmed yet,' a doctor said on Monday.
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.
RJD MLAs raise slogans against Bihar health minister, protest against growing encephalitis deaths in state
The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLAs launched a protest against the mounting encephalitis deaths in the state outside Bihar Assembly building on Tuesday.
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 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.
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 in Bihar: Eight additional advanced life support ambulances deployed in affected districts, says Harsh Vardhan
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said that eight additional Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulances have been deployed to transport the patients in the districts affected with Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE)
Encephalitis deaths in Bihar: Lychees can trigger brain fever infection, but the main cause is malnutrition, says expert
In undernourished kids, litchis can trigger a sharp drop in sugar levels, fever, convulsions & loss of consciousness in a non-infectious disease condition.
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