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.
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.
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