Suspected AES case reported in Bengal

 A suspected case of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome was reported in West Bengal in the last 24 hours, a health official said today.

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.

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.

Assam Health dept chalks out plan for JE, AES control

Assam health department has drawn up a comprehensive action plan to control further spread of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) which has claimed 165 lives so far.

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.

Assam Health dept chalks out plan for Encephalitis control

Assam health department has drawn up a comprehensive action plan to control further spread of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) which has claimed 165 lives so far.

Encephalitis deaths in Bengal rises to 47

Two more people died of encephalitis here, taking the death count in West Bengal to 47 in the past 18 days, officials said Sunday.

Harsh Vardhan seeks CDC help to find root cause of AES outbreak

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has sought the help from a US-based research institution to understand the root causes (etiology) of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES), which is still a mystery.

Vaccination campaign against encephalitis launched in Bihar

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday launched a two-day vaccination campaign in Bihar`s Muzaffarpur district hit by a suspected encephalitis outbreak that has claimed the lives of at least 139 children so far.

Encephalitis toll rises to 124, Union Health Minister to visit Bihar

With the death toll of children suffering from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar rising to 124 on Friday, Union Health Minister Harshvardhan is arriving in Patna tonight to take stock of the situation.

Litchi virus causing acute encephalitis syndrome?

A new study suggest that Bihar`s `shahi litchi`, famous for its unique flavour and taste, might have claimed the lives of over 70 children in the Muzaffarpur district of the state.

Encephalitis spreading in Bihar, 92 children dead

Fifteen more children died in Bihar of suspected encephalitis in the past 24 hours as the disease spread to new districts, taking the death toll to 92, officials said Monday.

Six more children die of Encephalitis in Bihar`s Muzaffarpur, toll rises to 66

Six more children succumbed to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) at Muzaffarpur in Bihar in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 66 on Sunday.

6 more succumb to encephalitis; toll mounts to 590

With six more children succumbing to Encephalitis in past two days, the death toll due to the disease this year has risen to 590 in the eastern region, health officials said today.

Eight more children succumb to encephalitis in east UP

Eight more children succumbed to encephalitis taking the death count from the viral disease to 569 this year in eastern region of Uttar Pradesh, health officials said today.

UP: 15 more kids die of encephalitis, toll reaches 271

With the death of nine children on Thursday, as many as 15 more kids have succumbed due to encephalitis during the past three days here.

Poor data hinders encephalitis evaluation, says study

Poor surveillance data of encephalitis is affecting development of prevention and control measures to counter the deadly virus disease that has claimed lives of over 500 children this year in Uttar Pradesh, a study said Friday.

Encephalitis has claimed 53 lives in Assam since January

Fifty-three people died due to encephalitis and 362 others suffered from acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Assam since January this year.