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.
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)
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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
Encephalitis in Bihar: 5 more children die due to brain fever outbreak at Muzaffarpur's SKMCH, 68 kids in ICU, confirms senior official
The SKMCH has reported 93 casualties so far due to AES and only 118 children have been discharged after treatment. The rest are undergoing treatment.
Encephalitis fever in Bihar: Supreme Court to hear plea seeking formation of team of experts for treatment of children on 24 June
The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a plea seeking a direction to the Centre to urgently constitute a team of medical experts for the treatment of the children suffering from suspected Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur
Encephalitis outbreak in Bihar's Muzaffarpur: Given the complex mix of symptoms, it may take decades to identify reasons causing brain fever
The brain-fever or Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, which has killed more than 60 children below the age of 10 in the last two weeks, is not new to this region. For over four decades, the wards of government hospitals in over 12 districts of Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh brim with unconscious kids suffering from high fever and convulsions each year, the actual cause of which remains unknown.
Encephalitis may not be real cause of children's deaths in Muzaffarpur; investigation necessary into possible toxins in lychees
Currently, the investigation of the 'encephalitis' outbreak in India looks like five blind people describing an elephant.
Encephalitis fever in Bihar: Activists protest outside Delhi's Bihar Bhawan, seek Nitish Kumar's resignation over death of children
Activists from various organisations held a protest outside Bihar Bhawan over the death of more than 100 children due to encephalitis and asked for the resignation of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar.
17 days after encephalitis outbreak, Nitish visits AES-hit Muzaffarpur, faces protests; orders slew of measures to contain damage
Seventeen days after the outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in Bihar, which is now threatening to assume the shape of a calamity, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar finally visited Muzaffarpur district, where over 100 children have succumbed to the disease
Encephalitis deaths in Bihar: Lack of trained doctors, drinking water woes pose challenges in preventing spread of virus
Cases of encephalitis have been reported throughout the year from Siwan, Gopalganj, East Champaran, Barauni and Gaya districts.
Six more children fall prey to encephalitis in Muzaffarpur as toll rises to 103; Bihar govt to provide Rs 4 lakh to family of victims
Six children died on Monday in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, taking the death toll to a suspected case of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) to 103.
NHRC issues notice to Health Ministry, Bihar govt over encephalitis deaths, demand report on implementation of virus eradication programme
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday sent notices to the union health ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing deaths of children due to encephalitis in Muzaffarpur.
Toll due to encephalitis in Bihar rises to 100; 83 children of total died at one hospital in Muzaffarpur
At least 100 children have lost their lives due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur, officials said on Monday.