66 people have died of Japanese Encephalitis in Assam

At least 66 people people have died of Japanese Encephalitis this year across Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Monday.

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.

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.

Encephalitis claims first victim in Bihar this year

A child has died due to the deadly mosquito-borne disease Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district - the first in the state this year, an official 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.

Chemical compounds that can help cure sleeping sickness found
Chemical compounds that can help cure sleeping sickness found

A recent research has helped scientists find hundreds of chemical compounds that could prove beneficial in curing the deadly disease known as sleeping sickness or African trypanosomiasis.

Crib deaths continue in Bengal, toll reaches 18

Crib deaths at West Bengal's Malda Medical College and Hospital continues unabated with three more babies dying since Friday to take the toll to 18.

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.

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.

Two more Encephalitis deaths in WB, toll 210

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.

Chances of contracting encephalitis more in rural side: Doctor

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

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.

Encephalitis toll in Bengal reaches 206

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

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

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.