Japanese encephalitis claims 31 lives in Bihar

Last Updated: Monday, September 19, 2011 - 23:30

Gaya: Three girls suffering from
Japanese encephalitis on Monday died in a government hospital
here, taking the statewide toll to 31 in Bihar, officials
said.

The girls died in Anugrah Narayan Medical College and
Hospital. With this, the total number of people died due to
the fever rose to 31, ANMCH Superintendent Sitaram Singh said.

Two of the girls were from Gaya district, while the other
was from Nawada district, he said.

PTI



First Published: Monday, September 19, 2011 - 23:30

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