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Japanese Encephalitis toll climbs to 53 in Odisha

With the death of two more children, the toll due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE) on Saturday went up to 53 in over a month in tribal-dominated Malkangiri district of Odisha.

Japanese encephalitis: All you need to know about the viral disease

 The incubation period of JEV (time from infection until illness) is typically 5-15 days, but 1 in 250 infections develop into encephalitis.

Mizoram takes preventive steps for Japanese encephalitis

Japanese encephalitis has claimed two lives in Manipur last week while over 25 persons were hospitalised.

Kolkata's Park Street gang-rape case: 3 accused found guilty

Kolkata's Park Street gang-rape case: 3 accused found guilty

The Park Street gang-rape victim, who had appeared in public several times and said she had no inhibition in publishing her name, died of encephalitis in March this year.