Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 16:38
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday launched a two-day vaccination campaign in Bihar`s Muzaffarpur district hit by a suspected encephalitis outbreak that has claimed the lives of at least 139 children so far.
Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 16:58
Fifteen more children died in Bihar of suspected encephalitis in the past 24 hours as the disease spread to new districts, taking the death toll to 92, officials said Monday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 22:45
At least 55 children fell ill Tuesday after having their mid-day meal at a government school in Bihar, officials said. The students are now out of danger.
Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 00:45
The conjoined twins, Saba and Farah in Bihar are said to be in critical condition and have been admitted to a leading hospital in Patna.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 00:37
A total of 45 deaths due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE) have been reported from eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar during this year, parliament was told Tuesday .
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 14:57
A mysterious disease has left 12 people, including three women, dead in Bihar`s East Champaran district in the past four days, officials said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 19:06
Six more children succumbed to encephalitis in the district, during the past 24 hours taking the death toll to 479 this year, health officials said today.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 13:38
The encephalitis menace continues unabated in eastern Uttar Pradesh as four more children succumbed to the disease at BRD Medical College Hospital here, bringing the toll in the disease to 289.