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India had over 10,000 Acute Encephalitis Syndrome cases in 2014

 India witnessed 10,834 cases of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in 2014, with Uttar Pradesh recording the highest with 3,329 cases, followed by Assam with 2,194, said a new report by the health ministry released on Tuesday.

Encephalitis outbreak kills nine in northern West Bengal

Altogether nine people have died of encephalitis in northern West Bengal since May, a health official said here on Wednesday.

Encephalitis toll rises to 15 in Bihar

With the death of two more children due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur district on Wednesday, the toll has risen to 15 in Bihar, an official said.

Encephalitis kills four in Bihar

Four more children have died of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, taking the toll to five so far, an official said on Wednesday.

Encephalitis claims first victim in Bihar this year

A child has died due to the deadly mosquito-borne disease Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district - the first in the state this year, an official said on Saturday.

Nitish Kumar forms medical team to find out reasons of AES outbreak

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday announced constitution of a research team of medical experts to find out reasons for the outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome and Japanese encephalitis which afflicted a large population in Muzaffarpur, Gaya and other places.

Health Minister asks TN to be alert about Japanese Encephalitis, AES

In the wake of cases of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) emerging from various districts of Tamil Nadu, Health Minister J P Nadda today advised the state to be "vigilant" in order to combat such diseases.

New method makes it difficult to eavesdrop on phone calls

 Scientists have invented a new method to encrypt telephone conversations that makes it very difficult to 'eavesdrop'.

Assam Health dept chalks out plan for JE, AES control

Assam health department has drawn up a comprehensive action plan to control further spread of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) which has claimed 165 lives so far.

Harsh Vardhan seeks CDC help to find root cause of AES outbreak

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has sought the help from a US-based research institution to understand the root causes (etiology) of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES), which is still a mystery.

Encephalitis toll rises to 124, Union Health Minister to visit Bihar

With the death toll of children suffering from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar rising to 124 on Friday, Union Health Minister Harshvardhan is arriving in Patna tonight to take stock of the situation.

Encephalitis has claimed 53 lives in Assam since January

Fifty-three people died due to encephalitis and 362 others suffered from acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Assam since January this year.

Encephalitis toll mounts to five in Muzaffarpur

Acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) has claimed five lives in two days in Bihar with a teenager succumbing to it in Muzaffarpur district on Sunday, official sources said.

AES confirmed as encephalitis, toll at 200

The Bihar government on Monday said that the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) was confirmed as encephalitis.