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Encephalitis Syndrome


Japanese encephalitis virus can cause deadly brain swelling but in less than one per cent of cases

March 18, 2022 3:04 pm

Japanese encephalitis virus is an infection that can be transmitted to people if they are bitten by a mosquito carrying the virus. It can't be transmitted from person to person.

6,867 AES deaths in six years, govt puts in place plan in 60 districts

March 02, 2015 1:48 am

Uttar Pradesh is the worst affected with 3,422 deaths in six years, followed by Assam (1,320), Bihar (1,072), West Bengal (736) and Tamil Nadu (120).

Five more deaths in 24 hours takes encephalitis toll to 133

July 31, 2014 3:07 am

Health officials also confirmed that four deaths, whose cause was not known earlier, had been caused by AES.

No link between litchi, AES, say experts

June 12, 2014 8:18 am

AES outbreak in Siliguri in 1996, traced to imported raspberry, may have led to ‘litchi theory’.

In neighbouring Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, toll 33 so far

June 09, 2014 1:15 am

A health ministry team too is likely to visit Muzaffarpur this week after a delegation Saturday requested Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan to take note of the annual outbreak.

Disease that kills kids reaches Bengal

June 09, 2014 1:07 am

Affected children are largely from around a litchi plantation in Malda

Three more children succumb to encephalitis in east UP

February 06, 2014 4:38 pm

As many as 550 encephalitis deaths have occurred at BRD-MCH this year.

13 deaths in 25 days,fears of Chandipura virus attack

July 11, 2012 2:22 am

In one of the most virulent attacks in recent times,the Chandipura virus is suspected to have caused 13 child deaths in eastern Vidarbha in the past 25 days.

Bihar fever toll 238,NIV rules out JE

June 30, 2012 4:28 am

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome has claimed 238 lives in the last two months — of the 604 patients admitted with similar symptoms in different hospitals

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

June 06, 2012 12:23 am

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