Three more die of Encephalitis; toll climbs to 15

3 children succumbed to encephalitis at the BRD Medical College Hospital, taking the death toll in the disease in eastern UP this year to 154.

Last Updated: Aug 02, 2012, 11:18 AM IST

Gorakhpur(UP): Three children succumbed to encephalitis at the BRD Medical College Hospital here, taking the death toll in the disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh this year to 154.
The children died at the hospital yesterday, health officials said on Thursday.
A total of 663 encephalitis patients were admitted to different government hospitals of Gorakhpur and Basti division this year of which 154 died, they said.

PTI