encephalitis News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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: Three more deaths, toll reaches 140

Mamata Banerjee is said to have expressed her 'displeasure' over the Centre's role in controlling the outbreak in Bengal.

Encephalitis: Centre puts toll at 208, Mamata govt suspends NBMCH principal

The state government suspended NBMCH principal Anup Kumar Roy for alleged dereliction of duty.