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.
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).
July 31, 2014 3:07 am
Health officials also confirmed that four deaths, whose cause was not known earlier, had been caused by AES.
June 12, 2014 8:18 am
AES outbreak in Siliguri in 1996, traced to imported raspberry, may have led to ‘litchi theory’.
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.
June 09, 2014 1:07 am
Affected children are largely from around a litchi plantation in Malda
February 06, 2014 4:38 pm
As many as 550 encephalitis deaths have occurred at BRD-MCH this year.
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.
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
June 06, 2012 12:23 am
Even before the peak season of encephalitis,Acute Encephalitis Syndrome has already claimed 80 lives in Uttar Pradesh.