Bihar Encephalitis News
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 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.
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The world celebrates the fourth international yoga day on Friday, the 21st of June; The Lok Sabha will debate today the contentious triple talaq bill; Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will chair her first meeting of the GST Council; day's top stories
Bhupesh Baghel announces healthcare, nutrition schemes for Chhattisgarh tribals; pilot project to be launched in Bastar next week
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel announced on Wednesday that tribals living in Bastar would soon get free nutritious food and access to medical facilities.
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
Daily Bulletin: Om Birla set to be elected LS Speaker, Modi to chair all-party meet on simultaneous polls; day's top stories
Today's top stories: Om Birla is set to be elected Lok Sabha Speaker; Narendra Modi will chair a meeting on one nation, one poll, Bihar encephalitis toll mounts to 111.
Bihar encephalitis deaths: Harsh Vardhan constitutes high-level multi-disciplinary team to monitor patients, find cause of viral disease
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Monday said one more high-level multi-disciplinary team has been sent to Bihar for immediately undertaking the necessary groundwork to set up a state-of-the-art multi-disciplinary research centre at 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.
Bihar: Encephalitis kills three more in Muzaffarpur, raising toll to 80; doctors claim excessive heat, humidity as causes
Health Minister Harsh Vardhan arrived in Bihar capital Patna on Sunday to review measures taken to contain the spread of encephalitis cases in Muzaffarpur.