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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.

Tripura with no dengue death records 16 malaria deaths in 2015

With not a single case of dengue death reported in Tripura, 16 people have died of malaria in the state till August end this year, state health minister Badal Chowdhury said today.

Infectious diseases caused by mosquitoes

Many people fall victims to diseases caused by mosquitoes and many experience pain and suffering from illnesses transmitted by them.

Japanese Encephalitis alert in Meghalaya

Meghalaya has sounded an alert for Japanese encephalitis after three people died of the disease and another six were tested positive for the virus.

Toll in Japanese encephalitis in NBMC rises to 42

With the death of three persons in Japanese encephalitis in North Bengal Medical College and Hospital since Friday, the toll in the killer disease has increased to 42 in the hospital.

One dead, 9 affected with Japanese Encephalitis in Arunachal Pradesh

Nine children, aged between 11 months and ten years, have been tested positive with Japanese Encephalitis (JE) while a seven-year-old girl has died of the disease in the state in last 10 days, a senior health official said Friday.

Japanese Encephalitis claims 52 lives in Assam

Altogether 52 people have died and 318 others have been affected by Japanese Encephalitis this year in Assam with the disease assuming alarming trend during recent months in the state.

13 dead, 22 affected by Japanese Encephalitis in Assam

Altogether 13 persons have died and 22 have tested positive for Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Assam's Jorhat district during the last 10 days, Joint Director of Health and Family Welfare Dr Mobibur Rahman said here Tuesday.

Arunachal on high alert after Japanese Encephalitis death

The health authority in Arunachal Pradesh has issued a high alert following the death of a minor girl due to Japanese Encephalitis in Lower Subansiri district two days ago, a senior health official said.

Child dies of Japanese Encephalitis in WB

A child, suffering from Japanese Encephalitis, died today at the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, taking the death toll from the dreaded disease to 24 in North Bengal since January.

8 die of Japanese Encephalitis in North Bengal

Eight persons have died of Japanese Encephalitis in the North Bengal Medical College here in the past nine days, a hospital official said Friday.

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.

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.

Steps taken to deal with swine flu, encephalitis: Nadda

Union government has taken all necessary steps to deal with swine flu and Japanese encephalitis, Union Health Minister J P Nadda said on Saturday.

Nadda reviews encephalitis situation

Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda Wednesday asked all stakeholders to come together and try and prevent deaths due to encephalitis, a disease rampant in many parts of the country.

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.

Steps to end encephalitis not getting desired results: Govt

Government today admitted in Lok Sabha that its measures to end encephalitis were not getting desired results as members voiced concern over the disease claiming lives of 1,495 people, mostly children, so far this year.

Suspected dengue death in Kolkata

A boy died of suspected dengue here Monday, though the state health department was yet to confirm it and preferred to wait for the final blood test report.

NHRC notice to three states over encephalitis

 The NHRC Thursday issued notice to the governments of Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Odisha over recurrence of Japanese encephalitis, blaming their lackadaisical attitude towards curbing the disease.