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Cure in progress

August 05, 2019 4:25 am

New medical authority to replace MCI is welcome. But it will have to connect several dots, learn from past experiences.

AES outbreak: SC scraps plea for action on doctor shortage in Bihar

July 27, 2019 5:42 am

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Friday remarked that there was also a shortage of ministers, MPs, water and even sunlight and the court could not be expected to address all these.

A blueprint for emergencies

July 20, 2019 7:14 am

AES outbreak in Bihar can serve as a catalyst for a medical rapid response system

AES in Bihar: Providing all support to contain it, Centre tells Supreme Court

July 03, 2019 9:06 pm

In an affidavit filed on a plea seeking measures for containment of the disease, the Centre said Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan had visited Bihar on June 16, to review the situation in Muzaffarpur.

Don’t blame the litchi

July 03, 2019 1:41 am

Deaths in Muzaffarpur are due to chronic malnutrition

Bihar: Upendra Kushwaha to take out 'padayatra' in protest against AES deaths

June 30, 2019 5:05 pm

Addressing a press conference in Patna, a day after he visited Muzaffarpur where 134 children have died since June 1, the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief said, "our padayatra will have the theme, Nitish hatao, bhavishya bachao (oust Nitish from power, save the future of Bihar)."

Bihar’s AES crisis: ‘Heat, humidity, malnutrition make Muzaffarpur susceptible’

June 24, 2019 6:56 am

The Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur has claimed the lives of over 130 children so far.

Kushwaha demands Nitish Kumar's resignation, RJD holds protests as AES deaths mount in Bihar

June 23, 2019 9:19 pm

The AES outbreak, which according to the state health department has affected about 20 out of the 40 districts in the state, and has afflicted more than 600 children since June 1.

SC agrees to hear plea on Bihar AES deaths as toll touches 126

June 19, 2019 11:38 am

A vacation bench of justices Deepak Gupta and Surya Kant agreed to hear the plea on Monday, June 24 after the petitioner's counsel sought an urgent listing of the matter.

A failing state

June 19, 2019 12:18 am

The death of children in Muzaffarpur due to AES, a preventable disease, shows that malnutrition needs to be addressed urgently.


Acute crisis: AES deaths in Bihar expose cracks in health machinery

June 25, 2019 11:51 am

While doctors have identified malnutrition and low sugar levels as a common thread among all AES patients, the state of the district’s Primary Health Centres and Community Health Centres make the battle against AES doubly harder.