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254 encephalitis deaths in Bengal this year

254 encephalitis deaths in Bengal this year

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 21:00

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

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 15:54

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

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 22:15

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.

6 Japanese Encephalitis cases detected in Nagaland

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 18:39

Six cases of Japanese Encephalitis have been detected in the past one week in Nagaland, state government today said.

Chances of contracting encephalitis more in rural side: Doctor

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 10:19

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

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 10:02

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.

Steps taken to contain encephalitis in Arunachal

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 19:28

The health department and the district administration in Changlang have taken all steps to contain Japanese Encephalitis (JE) which has so far claimed two lives in Arunachal Pradesh.

Encephalitis toll in Bengal reaches 206

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 00:17

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

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 23:50

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

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 21:21

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.

Seven persons test positive for Japanese Encephalitis in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 19:54

Seven persons have tested positive for Japanese Encephalitis in Meghalaya, a Health department official said on Monday.

Congress walkout in LS against `lack of business`

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 19:39

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.