Encephalitis toll climbs to 44 in Bihar
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Last Updated: Sunday, June 26, 2011, 16:45
  
Muzaffarpur: Two more children died on Sunday due to encephalitis taking the toll to 44 in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, officials said.

One child each died of the fever at Srikrishna Medical College Hospital and Kejriwal hospital here, they said.

Twenty-four more children were undergoing treatment for encephalitis at two hospitals in the district, they said.

Meanwhile, district magistrate SK Mall has recommended to the state government to declare the outbreak of encephalitis as an epidemic, official sources said.

PTI


First Published: Sunday, June 26, 2011, 16:45


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