Encephalitis

ICMR centre to open in encephalitis-hit Gorakhpur soon

ICMR centre to open in encephalitis-hit Gorakhpur soon

The Indian Council of Medical Research is likely to get a new regional centre in Gorakhpur soon, to carry out research on Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) child mortality and malnutrition, the ICMR chief said.

Nov 23, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
30 children die in Gorakhpur's BRD hospital in 48 hours

30 children die in Gorakhpur's BRD hospital in 48 hours

At least 30 children have died within 48 hours at Gorakhpur BRD Medical College Hospital.

Nov 05, 2017, 23:04 PM IST
Gorakhpur tragedy: Head of Anesthesia department surrenders before court

Gorakhpur tragedy: Head of Anesthesia department surrenders before court

Doctor Satish Kumar, Head of the Anesthesia department at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College, surrendered before the court in connection with the death of many children due to Encephalitis and shortage of oxygen supply.

Sep 12, 2017, 10:58 AM IST
16 children died on August 31 at Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College

16 children died on August 31 at Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College

BRD Medical College principal PK Singh on Wednesday confirmed that 1,256 deaths have occurred at BRD Medical College since January 2017.

Sep 01, 2017, 12:45 PM IST
Gorakhpur hospital's suspended principal sent to judicial custody; 1256 deaths at BRD Medical College in 2017

Gorakhpur hospital's suspended principal sent to judicial custody; 1256 deaths at BRD Medical College in 2017

The suspended principal of BRD Medical College Rajiv Mishra and his wife Poornima were sent to 14 days judicial custody by an anti-corruption court here on Thursday.

Aug 31, 2017, 13:49 PM IST
Gorakhpur tragedy continues: 42 children die in 48 hours at BRD medical college

Gorakhpur tragedy continues: 42 children die in 48 hours at BRD medical college

Two weeks after the Gorakhpur tragedy that stunned the nation, another 42 children died in the last 48 hours at the Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College.

Aug 30, 2017, 08:49 AM IST
Encephalitis claims 7 more lives in Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College; principal, wife arrested by UP STF

Encephalitis claims 7 more lives in Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College; principal, wife arrested by UP STF

The suspended Principal of Baba Raghav Das Medical College in Gorakhpur has been arrested.

Aug 29, 2017, 19:30 PM IST
Gorakhpur: Yogi Adityanath hits out at previous UP governments, says they are responsible for BRD hospital tragedy

Gorakhpur: Yogi Adityanath hits out at previous UP governments, says they are responsible for BRD hospital tragedy

Amid the deaths of over 70 children at BRD hospital in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched a scathing attack on the previous governments led by Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati for ruining the institutions across the state. 

Aug 19, 2017, 11:12 AM IST
Amit Shah rejects demand of Yogi Adityanath's resignation over death of children in Gorakhpur

Amit Shah rejects demand of Yogi Adityanath's resignation over death of children in Gorakhpur

Amit Shah on Monday rejected the demand of resignation of Yogi Adityanath in the wake of death of children at ​BRD Hospital.

Aug 14, 2017, 20:30 PM IST
Death of  children: Officials claim 'normalcy' in Gorakhpur; Opposition protests continue

Death of children: Officials claim 'normalcy' in Gorakhpur; Opposition protests continue

The situation at Gorakhpur's BRD medical college where over 60 children died last week is normal, officials claimed on Monday.

Aug 14, 2017, 20:08 PM IST
Japanese encephalitis: The culprit behind deaths of children in Gorakhpur – Know its symptoms, prevention, other facts

Japanese encephalitis: The culprit behind deaths of children in Gorakhpur – Know its symptoms, prevention, other facts

Two days ago, the nation woke up to a disturbing news of the death of 30 children within 48 hours at a government-run hospital in Gorakhpur.

Aug 13, 2017, 11:26 AM IST
Over 60 kids dead in Gorakhpur, Yogi Adityanath says tackling Encephalitis a challenge

Over 60 kids dead in Gorakhpur, Yogi Adityanath says tackling Encephalitis a challenge

Encephalitis claims the lives of hundreds of children every year in Uttar Pradesh.

Aug 12, 2017, 17:31 PM IST
Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Death toll reaches 63, CM Yogi calls for emergency meet

Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Death toll reaches 63, CM Yogi calls for emergency meet

The death toll in Gorakhpur tragedy rose to 63 after an 11-year-old child died due to encephalitis at Baba Raghav Das Medical College hospital on Saturday.  

Aug 12, 2017, 10:31 AM IST
Anti-encephalitis campaign for 38 UP districts launched

Anti-encephalitis campaign for 38 UP districts launched

He stressed on awareness and public participation for the success of the campaign that has been rolled out in 38 districts in the worst-affected eastern region of the state.

May 25, 2017, 14:15 PM IST

Japanese Encephalitis toll climbs to 53 in Odisha

With the death of two more children, the toll due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE) on Saturday went up to 53 in over a month in tribal-dominated Malkangiri district of Odisha.

Oct 16, 2016, 11:44 AM IST

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.

Aug 02, 2016, 10:01 AM IST

Mizoram takes preventive steps for Japanese encephalitis

Japanese encephalitis has claimed two lives in Manipur last week while over 25 persons were hospitalised.

Aug 02, 2016, 08:37 AM IST
Kolkata's Park Street gang-rape case: 3 accused found guilty

Kolkata's Park Street gang-rape case: 3 accused found guilty

The Park Street gang-rape victim, who had appeared in public several times and said she had no inhibition in publishing her name, died of encephalitis in March this year.

Dec 10, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

Encephalitis claims 50 lives in West Bengal

With the death of two more persons Wednesday, the number of patients died of encephalitis has risen to 50 since January this year in the North Bengal Medical College here.

Jul 29, 2015, 20:54 PM IST

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.

Jul 28, 2015, 00:16 AM IST