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Acute Encephalitis Syndrome

Assam: 5 dead due to Japanese Encephalitis, 9 from AES in Dibrugarh

As many as 189 cases of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) have been reported in Assam`s Dibrugarh, out of which 14 people have died.

Jul 10, 2019, 07:33 AM IST

Uproar in Bihar Assembly as Nitish Kumar breaks silence on AES deaths

"What happened is extremely unfortunate. Expressing grief is not enough, it is an extremely serious issue. We have held several meetings and discussed the issue at length."

Jul 01, 2019, 13:17 PM IST

Split in RJD over who is responsible for AES-related deaths in Bihar

The RJD seems divided on the issue, with one section holding Nitish Kumar responsible for the deaths while the other blaming state Health Minister Mangal Pandey.

Jul 01, 2019, 13:16 PM IST

Death toll from AES reaches 173 in Bihar; Muzaffarpur remains worst-hit district

The deadly outbreak of the disease has gripped the children of the state since the beginning of June.

Jun 29, 2019, 21:13 PM IST

Death toll from AES reaches 172 in Bihar, doctors blame 'administrative failure'

The deadly outbreak of the disease has gripped the children of the state since the beginning of June.

Jun 28, 2019, 23:57 PM IST

Death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome reaches 171 in Bihar

The Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) has claimed the lives of 171 children in Bihar till Thursday evening, plunging the state in a grim crisis. The deadly outbreak of the disease has gripped the children of the state since the beginning of June.

Jun 27, 2019, 19:50 PM IST

AES death toll touches 169; Indian Medical Association rules out 'litchi' as major factor

In Muzaffarpur alone, the disease claimed 131 lives. 

Jun 25, 2019, 12:26 PM IST

SC issues notices to Centre, Bihar and UP government after PIL on AES deaths

At least 160 children have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in Bihar.

Jun 24, 2019, 11:24 AM IST

Unclaimed bodies were not cremated, probe on: Bihar Minister after skeletons found near hospital

The Bihar government said that an investigation is underway to know how the bodies were not cremated and were lying in the open. 

Jun 23, 2019, 12:13 PM IST

Death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome reaches 167 in Bihar, Muzaffarpur remains worst hit

Muzaffarpur remains the worst-hit district with the viral disease taking the lives of as many as 129 children.

Jun 23, 2019, 11:02 AM IST

Death toll due to AES reaches 165, Muzaffarpur remains worst hit

The death toll in the Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) reached 107 and that in Kejriwal hospital was 20.

Jun 22, 2019, 09:36 AM IST

Bihar: Death toll in AES outbreak climbs to 163; Muzaffarpur, Vaishali worst-hit districts

The death toll in Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak in Bihar climbed to 163 lives on Friday, leaving the state in despair. 

Jun 22, 2019, 00:12 AM IST

BJP MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy hints at China conspiracy in linking litchi to AES deaths in Muzaffarpur

BJP MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Friday demanded a probe into linking the deaths of children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) to the litchi fruit. He hinted at a conspiracy by China to damage the renowned status of Indian litchi grown in Muzaffarpur in the world.

Jun 21, 2019, 19:56 PM IST

Death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome reaches 158, Muzaffarpur remains worst hit

The worst-hit district is Muzaffarpur with the viral disease taking the lives of 122 children.

Jun 21, 2019, 10:50 AM IST

Eight ALS ambulances deployed to transport AES patients in Bihar: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Harsh Vardhan said that the government officials have also started house-to-house active case finding campaign in order to check the outbreak of deadly viral disease.

Jun 20, 2019, 18:34 PM IST

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome claims lives of 147 children in Bihar

The worst-hit district is Muzaffarpur with the viral disease claiming the lives of 120 children.

Jun 20, 2019, 08:48 AM IST

Top 5 Agenda: Watch top stories of 19th June, 2019

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Jun 19, 2019, 10:32 AM IST

What is Acute Encephalitis Syndrome – Causes, symptoms and treatment

Infectious encephalitis, exposure to pesticides, and a potential association with litchi fruit consumption comprise the spectrum of causes for Acute Encephalitis Syndrome.

Jun 19, 2019, 10:12 AM IST

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome claims lives of 146 children in Bihar; litchi fruit under scanner over spread of infection

Another six children have lost their lives in Begusarai district, five in Samastipur, and two each in Motihari and Patna.

Jun 19, 2019, 08:30 AM IST

DNA Analysis of Chamki Fever in Bihar

Here's the DNA Analysis of Chamki Fever in Bihar.

Jun 18, 2019, 23:52 PM IST