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Brain disease that is characterized as an acute inflammation of the brain with flu-like symptoms

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Encephalitis: Brain disease that is characterized as an acute inflammation of the brain with flu-like symptoms
Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain. Severity is variable. Symptoms may include headache, fever, confusion, a stiff neck, and vomiting. Complications may include seizures, hallucinations, trouble speaking, memory problems, and problems with hearing.


162 children died of AES in Bihar, 63 in seven other states: Government

As many as 162 children died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar till July 2 this year, while 63 fatalities were reported from Assam, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Uttar..
IndiaTimes - Published

Opposition unimpressed with JD-U's mango saplings, call it gimmick

While many poor children died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, Government is busy distributing mangoes in assembly. This clearly shows the government's insensitive attitude, says Rabri
DNA - Published

AES in Bihar: Providing all support to contain it, Centre tells Supreme Court

The Centre told the Supreme Court Wednesday that it was proactively providing all support to Bihar in containing and managing Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in which several children have died.
IndiaTimes - Published

153 children died of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in Bihar: Govt to Rajya Sabha

He was asked about the steps taken by the government to investigate the cause of deaths and the remedial measures adopted. According to figures available till June 28 this year, the number of AES cases..
IndiaTimes - Published

Working on long term plan to deal with encephalitis: Government

The government is working on a long term plan to deal with the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) which has left over 100 children dead in Bihar this year, the Union Minister for Health and Family..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar: Government hopsital in Gaya cancels doctors' leave and sets up new ward to tackle Encephalitis

A new ward had been created in Anugrah Narayan Magadh Medical College (ANMMC), Gaya to tackle cases of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES), said ANMMC Medical Superintendent Dr Vijay Krishna Prasad.
DNA - Published

Bihar: Most victims of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome were girls

The primary focus of the survey was the 1,500 families affected by AES in the five blocks of Muzaffarpur in the past 6-7 years
DNA - Published

Nalanda: Child dies due to fever, family alleges Encephalitis cause of death

Amidst the rising death toll due to encephalitis in Muzaffarpur, the death of a two and a half year old child in Nalanda due to high fever has created a stir here. The District Development Officer,..
DNA - Published

AES mortality rate in Bihar significantly down due to Centre's strategic intervention: Harsh Vardhan

The mortality rate due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) cases in Bihar has come down significantly due to strategic interventions made by the central government, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan..
DNA - Published

Encephalitis deaths: Supreme Court issues notice to Bihar govt

The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Bihar government seeking explanation on death of more than 120 children in Muzaffarpur due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). The Bihar government..
IndiaTimes - Published

Portion of roof falls outside ICU treating AES patients in Bihar's Muzaffarpur

As many as 43 children suffering from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) have been admitted in the ICU of the hospital.
DNA - Published

Upendra Kushwaha holds Nitish Kumar responsible for encephalitis deaths, demands resignation

Nearly 140 children have lost their lives due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak in the state since June 1, of which 127 died in Muzaffarpur district alone.
DNA - Published

Death toll from acute encephalitis in east Indian town rises to 129 children

At least 129 children have now died of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in the town of Muzaffarpur in the eastern Indian state of Bihar since an outbreak earlier this month, a medical official said on..
Reuters - Published

Bihar: Encephalitis death toll rises to 167, Muzaffarpur remains worst-hit district with 129 dead

The second-most number of deaths have occurred in Bihar's Vaishali district, where 19 children were reported to have died. Read for details.
DNA - Published

Bihar Encephalitis update: Death toll rises to 112 in Bihar as people die of Encephalitis and heat related illness

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar claimed 109 lives which allegedly spreads through toxic content in litchi fruit being sold in the state.
DNA - Published

Bihar Encephalitis Update: Death toll due to AES rises to 112

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar claimed 109 lives which allegedly spreads through toxic content in litchi fruit being sold in the state.
DNA - Published

Malnourished children consuming unripe litchis vulnerable to AES: Expert

As Bihar copes with the deaths of close to 100 children in three weeks due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, an expert said Wednesday consumption of unripe litchi containing a high concentration of toxin..
DNA - Published

Encephalitis spreads to other districts in Bihar, toll at 114

The toll in the outbreak of acute encephalitis syndrome in Bihar rose to 114 on Wednesday with seven more deaths in the endemic zone even as reports came in of children being admitted with similar..
IndiaTimes - Published

SC to hear plea seeking formation of team for treatment of kids affected by encephalitis in Bihar

The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a plea seeking a direction to the Centre to urgently constitute a team of medical experts for the treatment of the children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, who are..
IndiaTimes - Published

After Bihar encephalitis deaths, Odisha orders laboratory testing of litchi fruit

Amid the outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar which claimed 109 lives, Odisha Health Minister Naba Kishore Das has directed officials to ascertain toxic content in litchi fruit being..
DNA - Published

Malnutrition, litchis or state apathy? Questions plague Bihar as 144 children succumb to Encephalitis

The disease is said to have occurred when the malnourished children in Bihar consumed raw litchis. Yesterday, a PIL was filed in a court accusing the government of "fake medicine" in hospitals.
DNA - Published

Bihar: Encephalitis death toll mounts to 108, locals protest against Nitish outside Muzaffarpur hospital

As many as 89 children have died in Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH), while 19 others lost their lives in Kejriwal Hospital.
DNA - Published

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar visits AES hit Muzaffarpur, toll rises to 107

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday visited Muzaffarpur district, where 107 children have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) so far. The chief minister will hold a review meeting..
IndiaTimes - Published

Encephalitis kills 93 in Muzaffarpur; Harsh Vardhan promises all help, Nitish announces Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia

According to a government statement, 69 children died at the SKMCH, while 14 died at the Kejriwal Hospital in Muzaffarpur due to suspected cases of AES.
DNA - Published

Muzaffarpur: Encephalitis death toll rises to 93; ruckus during Harsh Vardhan's visit

As deaths due to encephalitis in Muzaffarpur mounted to 93 on Sunday, people created ruckus at a government-run hospital in Muzaffarpur while Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan was visiting to take..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar: Encephalitis toll mounts to 100 after 6 more children die in Muzaffarpur

At 97 children have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar.
DNA - Published

Muzzafarpur: Encephalitis toll mounts to 77, Bihar CM announces ex gratia of 4 lakhs

The death toll of children in Muzaffarpur district affected by Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) on Saturday mounted to 77.
DNA - Published

Muzaffarpur: Encephalitis death toll rises to 66

IndiaTimes - Published

Numbers of cases declining: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Encephalitis

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said the numbers of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) cases are declining in Bihar.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

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