UP sees sharp fall in encephalitis cases this year; health minister credits 'concerted efforts of six departments'
A total of 1,427 Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) were reported till 9 August, 2018 in the state which led to 111 deaths. There over 5,400 cases in 2017, leading to 748 deaths, and 4,353 cases and 715 deaths in 2016.
UNICEF lauds UP govt for immunising every child against encephalitis: New report traces history of AES in Gorakhpur
UNICEF India lauded Uttar Pradesh for a campaign against encephalitis. A researcher says the government has taken steps to control the disease ahead of the monsoon.