254 encephalitis deaths in Bengal this year

The encephalitis outbreak in West Bengal this year has so far claimed 254 lives, an official said Tuesday claiming that the situation is now "under control".

Encephalitis in West Bengal: Death toll climbs to 212

The encephalitis outbreak in northern West Bengal has claimed one more life, taking the death toll in the entire state to 212, an official said on Wednesday.

Two more Encephalitis deaths in WB, toll 210

Two fresh Encephalitis-related deaths were reported from north Bengal districts in the last 24 hours taking the toll in the state to 210 since January, an official of the state health department said here today.

Chances of contracting encephalitis more in rural side: Doctor

As north Bengal grapples with encephalitis and its deadlier variant Japanese encephalitis, residents of Kolkata have little to fear about the infection, according to a senior doctor at the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine.

Chances of contracting encephalitis more in rural Bengal: Doctor

As north Bengal grapples with encephalitis and its deadlier variant Japanese encephalitis, residents of Kolkata have little to fear about the infection, according to a senior doctor at the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine.

Encephalitis toll in Bengal reaches 206

Four deaths due to different types of encephalitis have been reported from the state in the last 24 hours taking the toll since January to 206, a senior officer said here today.

Bengal encephalitis outbreak: Medical college principal suspended

The West Bengal government Monday suspended the principal of the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital for his alleged negligence in connection with the raging encephalitis menace.

Govt for universal immunisation to combat encephalitis

The government on Monday stressed on universal immunisation to fight encephalitis which has claimed 700 lives during the year in four states including Assam and West Bengal.

Congress walkout in LS against `lack of business`

Congress on Monday staged a walkout from Lok Sabha complaining "lack of business" and said debate on several major issues sought by it was getting a back seat with only matters raised by the government given priority.

Encephalitis toll in North Bengal touches 121

With two more deaths due to "different types of Encephalitis" reported in north Bengal in the last 24 hours, the toll from the disease in north Bengal rose to 121 on Sunday.

Encephalitis toll reaches 119, BJP says Bengal govt rejected central help

The toll due to "different types of Encephalitis" in north Bengal rose to 119 on Saturday and no new cases were reported in the last 24 hours in the state while BJP alleged that the Mamata Banerjee government rejected central help.

Japanese Encephalitis death in city hospital, toll rises to 118

Japanese Encephalitis claimed the life of a 56-year-old man at the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital in the early hours Friday.

Encephalitis under control in Bengal: Official

Encephalitis is "under control" in West Bengal, an official said Thursday, dismissing reports about the disease surfacing in Kolkata.

AES claims 212 live in Assam this year

The vector-borne Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) claimed 212 lives while Japanese Encephalitis (JE) 93 in Assam this year, a senior Health Department official said Wednesday.

Encephalitis under control, claims Bengal Health Department

West Bengal Health Department today said that the spread of encephalitis was "completely under control" as hardly any new case of the disease was reported.

No encephalitis threat in Kolkata, say officials

West Bengal capital Kolkata is unlikely to be affected by encephalitis, said health and civic officials even though the vector-borne disease has claimed over 100 lives this year in the north of the state.

Harsh Vardhan writes to Mamata Banerjee on neo-natal deaths

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has written to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee regarding neo-natal deaths in the state due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and offered help of the central government.

Encephalitis toll rises to 105 in West Bengal

With three more people dying due to Encephalitis since yesterday, the death toll in cases related to the mosquito-borne virus in the seven north Bengal districts rose to 105 Wednesday.

Encephalitis toll rises to 105 in West Bengal

With three more people dying due to Encephalitis since yesterday, the death toll in cases related to the mosquito-borne virus in the seven north Bengal districts rose to 105 today.

102 die due to encephalitis in north Bengal

Encephalitis has taken 42 lives in north Bengal in the last two days, taking the total toll to 102 till on Tuesday.