Encephalitis: Nine more die in UP, toll 447

Nine more succumbed to encephalitis pushing the death toll from the viral disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh to 447 this year, health officials said on Saturday.

Updated: Oct 15, 2011, 15:25 PM IST

Gorakhpur: Nine more succumbed to
encephalitis pushing the death toll from the viral disease in
eastern Uttar Pradesh to 447 this year, health officials said
on Saturday.

As many as 275 people, suffering from the disease, are
undergoing treatment at various hospitals in Gorakhpur
district, they said.

Nine people succumbed and 22 were admitted to hospitals
since last evening in the region, the officials said.

PTI