Japanese Encephalitis

ICMR centre to open in encephalitis-hit Gorakhpur soon

ICMR centre to open in encephalitis-hit Gorakhpur soon

The Indian Council of Medical Research is likely to get a new regional centre in Gorakhpur soon, to carry out research on Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) child mortality and malnutrition, the ICMR chief said.

Nov 23, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
58 infants died in Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College between November 1-4: Doctor

58 infants died in Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College between November 1-4: Doctor

Months after the Gorakhpur tragedy that stunned the nation, 58 infant deaths have been reported from the ill-fated Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College.

Nov 06, 2017, 11:20 AM IST
30 children die in Gorakhpur's BRD hospital in 48 hours

30 children die in Gorakhpur's BRD hospital in 48 hours

At least 30 children have died within 48 hours at Gorakhpur BRD Medical College Hospital.

Nov 05, 2017, 23:04 PM IST
Japanese encephalitis: Common symptoms, prevention, other facts

Japanese encephalitis: Common symptoms, prevention, other facts

As per the World Health Organisation (WHO), the disease occurs in many parts of Asia with an estimated 68,000 clinical cases every year.

Aug 30, 2017, 18:25 PM IST
296 children died at Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College this August: Principal

296 children died at Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College this August: Principal

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome and Japanese Encephalitis have been creating havoc in eastern UP for years.

Aug 30, 2017, 17:17 PM IST

Gorakhpur infants' death: Probe panel submits report

 The high-power committee probing the Gorakhpur hospital tragedy today submitted its report to the Uttar Pradesh government.

Aug 23, 2017, 00:13 AM IST

Watch: UP CM Yogi Adityanath holds press conference after survey of BRD medical college

Uttar Pradesh's CM Yogi Adityanath visited the Baba Raghav Das Medical College in Gorakhpur 2 days after the death of 37 children in the hospital.

Aug 13, 2017, 16:33 PM IST
Japanese encephalitis: The culprit behind deaths of children in Gorakhpur – Know its symptoms, prevention, other facts

Japanese encephalitis: The culprit behind deaths of children in Gorakhpur – Know its symptoms, prevention, other facts

Two days ago, the nation woke up to a disturbing news of the death of 30 children within 48 hours at a government-run hospital in Gorakhpur.

Aug 13, 2017, 11:26 AM IST
Mosquito-borne diseases hit Manipur: At least 16 dead; symptoms, safety tips

Mosquito-borne diseases hit Manipur: At least 16 dead; symptoms, safety tips

Mosquito-borne diseases are those spread by the bite of an infected mosquito, such as dengue, chikungunya, malaria, yellow fever, Zika virus, among others. 

Jul 31, 2017, 10:55 AM IST
Australian man dies after catching Japanese encephalitis in Thailand – How to recognise JE symptoms

Australian man dies after catching Japanese encephalitis in Thailand – How to recognise JE symptoms

The 60-year-old Victoria state resident contracted Japanese encephalitis (JE) while on a 10-day holiday in Phuket in May, reports Xinhua news agency.

Jun 22, 2017, 12:19 PM IST
Lethal diseases that claimed lives in 2016

Lethal diseases that claimed lives in 2016

The year 2016 saw an influx of many deadly diseases globally that not only left many people 'chickened out' but also claimed numerous lives all around the globe.

Dec 14, 2016, 15:28 PM IST

Japanese encephalitis: Symptoms, how to prevent it!

Mosquitoes that feed on infected animals can become infected with the virus and then transmit it to humans.

Nov 03, 2016, 10:56 AM IST

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.

Oct 16, 2016, 11:44 AM IST

Death toll 48 as three more succumb to Japanese Encephalitis in Odisha

Three more persons died of Japanese Encephalitis virus on Wednesday in Odisha's Malkangiri district, taking the death toll to 48.

Oct 12, 2016, 22:46 PM IST

Japanese Encephalitis in Odisha: Death toll plumps to 48 as three more succumb

Three more persons died of Japanese Encephalitis virus on Wednesday in Odisha`s Malkangiri district, taking the death toll to 48.

Oct 12, 2016, 17:49 PM IST

Japanese Encephalitis death toll increases to 39 in Odisha

The toll due to Japanese Encephalitis disease has gone up to 39 in Odisha's Malkangiri district, an official said on Saturday.

Oct 08, 2016, 19:21 PM IST

Japanese Encephalitis death toll rises to 38 in Odisha

The death toll due to Japanese Encephalitis has reached 38 in Odisha's Malkangiri district while the disease continues to spread its tentacles to other districts.

Oct 06, 2016, 16:54 PM IST

Japanese encephalitis in Odisha: All you need to know!

Currently, the vector-borne disease has claimed lives of 27 children in Odisha's Malkangiri district. 

Oct 04, 2016, 09:42 AM IST

Dengue, chikungunya cases on the rise: Five deadliest mosquito-borne illnesses you should know!

Till July 28, 9,990 suspected chikungunya cases have been recorded in the country. Also, over 15,000 cases of dengue have been reported across the country this year.

Sep 05, 2016, 11:17 AM IST

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.

Aug 02, 2016, 10:01 AM IST