Muzaffarpur News

Muzaffarpur shelter abuse case: SC asks Bihar govt to reunite 8 girls with families

The apex court's decision comes after Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) filed its field action project 'Koshish' before it in a sealed cover, saying the eight girls were fit to be handed over to their families.

Muzaffarpur shelter home: SC to pass order on reunion of girls with their families

Several girls were sexually assaulted at an NGO-run shelter home in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, and the issue had come to light following a report by Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) which had conducted a social audit.


Encephalitis (chamki fever): symptoms, causes, precautions, treatment, prevention

Encephalitis (Chamki Fever) Symptoms, Causes, Precautions, Treatment, Prevention: The exact cause is yet to be identified in the latest Muzaffarpur outbreak. The cause of death in most this year has been attributed to hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level).

Don’t blame the litchi

Deaths in Muzaffarpur are due to chronic malnutrition

Bihar AES deaths: AIIMS team blames administrative failure, state apathy

The report said that most of the victims did not have ration cards and access to the public distribution system. Despite these deaths happening for ten years, no preventive mechanism and health awareness was adopted.

Bihar’s AES crisis: ‘Heat, humidity, malnutrition make Muzaffarpur susceptible’

The Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur has claimed the lives of over 130 children so far.


Portion of roof collapses at Muzaffarpur hospital hit by AES cases, no injuries reported

The SKMCH has been in the news as reports of 109 Acute Encephalitis Syndrome-related deaths have been reported since its outbreak.

Acute Crisis: PHCs with airconditioned AES wards, but where are the doctors?

Primary and Community Health Centres, the first rung in the state healthcare system, are now on the frontlines of the battle against Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), which has so far claimed the lives of 128 children in Bihar’s worst affected district of Muzaffarpur.

Skeletal remains found behind Muzaffarpur hospital, probe on

Postmortem house in-charge Dr Bipin Kumar said: “At times, unclaimed dead bodies are buried or cremated after postmortem. The skull and bones could be from past such cases...”

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

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.

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Acute crisis: AES deaths in Bihar expose cracks in health machinery

While doctors have identified malnutrition and low sugar levels as a common thread among all AES patients, the state of the district’s Primary Health Centres and Community Health Centres make the battle against AES doubly harder.