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

Part of roof collapses at Muzaffarpur's SKMCH hospital hit by AES deaths, no injuries reported

Talking to ANI, Sunil Kumar Shahi, SKMCH superintendent said that a patch of plaster from the roof fell off on Sunday but nobody has been injured.

Jun 23, 2019, 17:29 PM 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

Amid rising AES deaths in Bihar, human skeletons found near Muzaffarpur's SKMCH hospital

Dr Vipin Kumar from the hospital said, "Skeletal remains have been found here. Detailed information will be provided by the Principal."

Jun 22, 2019, 14:17 PM IST

Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey visits SKMCH Muzaffarpur as Acute Encephalitis Syndrome death toll reaches 57

Bihar government says an awareness campaign needs to be undertaken in areas where Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) is prevalent to prevent the spread of the disease. At least 57 children have died due to AES in Muzaffarpur in the last three weeks.

Jun 14, 2019, 11:53 AM IST