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Nine killed due to Japanese Encephalitis in Assam were vaccinated: official data

July 08, 2019 10:34 pm

Of the nine patients that died despite the vaccination, eight were minors, said the official.

Bihar: Skull, bones found near Muzaffarpur hospital hit by encephalitis

June 22, 2019 7:48 pm

Postmortem house in-charge Dr Bipin Kumar said the bones and the skull could belong to unclaimed bodies. "At times, unclaimed bodies are buried or cremated after post mortem. The skull and bones could be from past such cases," he said.

NHRC notice to Centre, states over 'deplorable' condition of public health infra in country

June 20, 2019 8:39 pm

While underlining loss of lives in various parts of the country in recent times, including of over 100 children in Bihar, the commission in its notice has also directed its teams comprising doctors, officers to visit hospitals in "vulnerable" states to conduct fact-finding probe.

As encephalitis claims 114 lives in Bihar, Manish Sisodia says ready to help

June 20, 2019 2:42 am

Sisodia and Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, however, also took aim at the BJP by criticising the Ayushman Bharat scheme.

Gorakhpur hospital deaths: Yogi Adityanath, J P Nadda visit BRD as death toll rises to 72

August 13, 2017 1:09 pm

A four-year-old boy suffering from encephalitis died on Sunday, taking the total death toll to 72 in the last six days.

Hospitals brace for encephalitis season in CM Yogi Adityanath's constituency Gorakhpur

August 12, 2017 10:47 am

In the last two days, 16 new cases of AES and three deaths were reported from Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College, the largest in the district. However, the hospital and district health officials are claiming that the situation is much better than the previous years.

In Gorakhpur, 20 dead, 150 suffer from AES

September 16, 2015 12:15 am

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

UP state’s preparations fall flat as encephalitis cases, deaths rise

October 14, 2014 3:18 am

Failing to understand the rise despite taking special initiatives, experts and health officials began tracing back the cases to know the causes and lacunae.

Two-year probe finds no infection, hints at litchi in AES deaths

October 13, 2014 4:20 am

Correcting hypoglycemia helped cut deaths by almost half in Muzaffarpur, says report.

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

August 12, 2014 2:48 am

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