The mysterious disease that has killed more than 100 children across three districts of Bihar in the past fortnight has been identified as acute encephalitis syndrome.
The disease, first reported in September 2009, has since been dubbed "nodding disease" as it leaves its victims nodding.
The mystery disease was identified as encephalitis by health experts Thursday. But the Bihar government is yet to officially confirm it.
The mystery disease that has rocked Bihar and killed six more children by Thursday morning, has at last been identified.
Two more children have died of a mysterious disease in Bihar, taking the toll to 34 in the state, officials said on Wednesday.
The Bihar government is alarmed at five more deaths of children in the past 24 hours in Bihar`s Muzaffarpur district, taking the toll from a mysterious disease now to 25, officials said.
With reports of four fresh deaths, the death toll in the recent spell of a mystery disease mounted to 26 in Bihar`s Muzaffarpur district.
At least 22 children below the age of six years have died due to a mystery disease during the past one week in Bihar`s
A mysterious disease has claimed at least a dozen lives and affected more than 150 people in a remote Chhattisgarh village, a health official said Monday.
Panic has spread in Samlehri village of Haryana`s Ambala district after two girls died and 40 other patients were referred to a hospital following a mysterious disease.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon