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Four new vaccines in national immunization programme

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 18:27

The Indian government Thursday introduced four new vaccines, including one for Japanese Encephalitis (JE), in the national immunization programme, which will now provide free vaccines against 13 life-threatening diseases to 27 million children annually.

Kin of Bihar kids battling encephalitis turn to prayers

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 18:52

Parents of the 30 children who have fallen ill due to suspected encephalitis in Bihar`s Muzaffarpur in the last five days and are fighting for their lives, are praying for a divine intervention.

Japanese Encephalitis vaccination drive begins in Gorakhpur

Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013, 14:13

In order to protect children from the dreaded Japanese Encephalitis , a massive vaccination drive has begun here, a senior health official said on Friday.

Cabinet clears Rs 4K-cr plan to tackle encephalitis

Last Updated: Thursday, October 18, 2012, 21:19

A Rs 4,038-crore multi-pronged plan for prevention and control of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) was cleared by the government on Thursday.

Japanese Encephalitis vaccine launched in India

Last Updated: Thursday, September 13, 2012, 19:29

Austrian drug firm Intercell AG today said its Hyderabad-based partner Biological E Ltd has launched Jeev, a vaccine to protect children and adults from Japanese Encephalitis (JE), in India.

Eradication of JE not possible without total vaccination: Azad

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 08, 2012, 23:40

Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today said the eradication of Japanese Encephalitis in Uttar Pradesh was not possible till cent per cent vaccination was not achieved in areas affected by the disease.

`Strategy needed to tackle zoonotic diseases`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 18:53

Zoonotic diseases, or diseases that transmit from animals to humans, like rabies, chikunguniya and Japanese Encephalitis, comprise a majority of the diseases afflicting humans today around the world.

Bihar: AES is not Japanese encephalitis

Last Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 17:33

The acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) has killed 233 children in Bihar.

Encephalitis claims one more life, toll climbs to 102

Last Updated: Thursday, June 14, 2012, 10:00

A child died due to encephalitis at a hospital here, taking the toll in the viral disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh to 102 this year.

Two more succumb to encephalitis; toll climbs to 101

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 10:51

Two children succumbed to encephalitis here, taking the toll in the viral disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh to 101 this year.

`25% children affected by JE die`

Last Updated: Thursday, December 29, 2011, 13:55

Govt admitted that 25% of children affected by Japanese Encephalitis die.

25 % children affected by Encephalitis die: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, December 29, 2011, 13:09

Government on Thursday, admitted that 25 percent of the children affected by Japanese Encephalitis die.