Encephalitis claims another life in Gorakhpur

Updated: May 04, 2012, 11:28 AM IST

Gorakhpur (UP): A 13-year-old girl died of encephalitis at a hospital here, taking the death toll in the viral disease in the district to 67 this year.

The girl identified as Rupa died at the BRD Medical College here yesterday, officials said.

Three patients suffering from the fever have been admitted to the hospital.
Over 630 people died due to encephalitis in Gorakhpur division last year.