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Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES)

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome Claims 214 Lives This Year In Assam

Jul 23, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The Minister of State for Health, Ashwini Kumar Choubey said the central teams have visited Assam between June 30-July 1 and July 8-10 to review the situation and provide technical assistance to the state.

Japanese Encephalitis Toll In Assam Climbs To 110 In July

Jul 23, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Japanese Encephalitis (JE) deaths were reported from Goalpara, Sonitpur, Barpeta, Dhubri, Bongaigaon and Kokrajhar districts.


Japanese Encephalitis Outbreak In Assam, 49 Deaths Till Now

The state health department has put an ‘emergency situation’ over leaves for doctors. Health officials have also been put on hold till September 30 in order to combat the situation.

Tejashwi Yadav Makes Appearance After Weeks, Cites Medical Treatment For His Absence

Jun 29, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Tejashwi Yadav is also facing backlash over his absence from the state at a time when Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) has claimed the lives of 132 children in Muzzafarpur.


Bihar: Man Carries Son On Shoulder After No Ambulance At Hospital

The unfortunate incident occurred at the Sadar Hospital where the father had brought his child after he complained of fever and abdominal pain.

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25 June, 2019

Bihar: FIR Against 39 Men For Protesting Against Encephalitis Deaths, Lack Of Water Supply

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Relatives of persons named in the FIR say they had only organised a protest. Our children have died... We protested and the administration has filed an FIR against us only, a woman said.


24 June, 2019

AES Deaths In Muzaffarpur: Court Orders Probe Against Harsh Vardhan, Mangal Pandey

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The Chief Judicial Magistrate's (CJM), Suryakant Tiwari ordered the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ADJM) to investigate the charges, based on a case filed by social activist Tamanna Hashmi.


24 June, 2019

Muzaffarpur Encephalitis Deaths: SC Directs Centre, Bihar Govt To File Response Within 7 Days

Outlook Web Bureau

Over 100 children have died in Bihar's Muzaffarpur due to the outbreak of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES).


23 June, 2019

Bihar Encephalitis Deaths: Doctor at SKMCH Suspended Over Negligence of Duty

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The Health Department had deployed Dr Bhimsen Kumar, a paediatrician at Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) to SKMCH on 19 June after the AES outbreak.


21 June, 2019

'...Or Muzaffarpur Will Become Childless': As Encephalitis Toll Reaches 136, A Grieving Father Has A Message For Bihar Govt

Umesh Kumar Ray

More than 130 children have died in Bihar's Muzaffarpur due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), a deadly disease that strikes the region year after year.


20 June, 2019

Death Toll Due To Acute Encephalitis Mounts To 115 In Bihar; PIL Urges State Govt To Act

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The Muzaffarpur administration updated the toll reported at the SKMCH hospital to 95 from 93, a figure released in the morning.


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19 June, 2019

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome: All You Need To Know About Disease That Is Killing Children In Bihar

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Outbreaks of the acute neurological illness with high mortality among children occur annually in Muzaffarpur, the country's largest litchi cultivation region.


19 June, 2019

Bihar Encephalitis Death Toll Rises To 113; SC To Hear Plea Calling For Experts' Team To Treat Kids

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear on June 24 a plea seeking a direction to urgently constitute a team of medical experts for treatment of children.


19 June, 2019

Maybe He's Gone To Watch World Cup: RJD Leader On Tejashwi Yadav's Silence Over Encephalitis Deaths

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On Wednesday, when a reporter asked senior RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh where Tejashvi was, he first said he had little knowledge about former deputy chief minister's whereabouts.


18 June, 2019

Bihar Encephalitis Deaths Cross 100, Outrage During Nitish Kumar's Muzaffarpur Hospital Visit

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, who was away in New Delhi since Saturday, returned to Patna on Monday evening and held an emergency review meeting on the AES situation with officials.


18 June, 2019

WATCH: 'How Many Wickets?' Asks Bihar Minister During Meet On Encephalitis Deaths

Outlook Web Bureau

Over 90 children, at the time of interaction with reporters, had already passed away due to the suspected Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and the state of Bihar was reeling under a severe health crisis.


18 June, 2019

Bihar Encephalitis Outbreak: Angry Locals Shout Slogans As CM Visits Muzaffarpur Hospital

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Nitish Kumar, accompanied by Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi, visited the state-run Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital, where they met children undergoing treatment and also their parents, a district health official said.


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17 June, 2019

'I Was In Deep Thought': Ashwini Choubey Denies He Was Sleeping During Press Conference On Encephalitis

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Minister of State for Health Ashwini Kumar Choubey was visiting the state-owned Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital in the Muzaffarnagar district, to meet the families of the children suffering from the deadly disease.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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