AES News

Bihar AES deaths: Nitish Kumar assures Rs 400 flat travel reimbursement for patients

The Chief Minister had earlier announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh for each child who succumbed in the outbreak. He also directed officials of the state health department, the district administration and doctors to take all possible measures to tackle the situation.

Express Daily Briefing: Junior MoS set to get bigger role; Jal Shakti borrows Nitish idea of user fee for piped water; and more

From death toll of children suffering from AES in Bihar rising over 100 to involving Union Ministers of State (MoS) in the decision-making process, here are the top stories for today


Acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) explained: Definition, cause, and its contrary theories

Acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) affects central nervous system, mostly in children and young adults. It starts with high fever, then hampers neurological functions causing mental disorientation, seizure, confusion, delirium, coma.

In Gorakhpur, 20 dead, 150 suffer from AES

According to reports, 200 children have died of AES so far this year.

‘Silent killer’ returns to UP with 26.5 pc rise in cases

As per the data available with the government, 482 cases of AES were reported between January 1 and August 8 last year.

Encephalitis: Pesticide found in litchi samples

Toll rises to 105; experts say too early to blame chemical


Panel: Gaps in AES diagnosis,treatment leading to deaths

The primary and community health centres are “not aware about treatment protocol for AES” patients and thus rather than concentrating on “simple clinical methods”,refer the patients further , says a 10-member committee

Encephalitis cases more than last year’s,toll 109

In spite of all the preparations claimed by the health department,Acute Encephalitis Syndrome is far from being controlled in the state.

Encephalitis peak season in UP a month away,80 already dead

Even before the peak season of encephalitis,Acute Encephalitis Syndrome has already claimed 80 lives in Uttar Pradesh.

In disease season,some new steps,one old obstacle

Eastern UP & Bihar battle acute encephalitis syndrome again,still don’t know what causes it.