A rare and deadly virus has sparked fear in Kerala after several deaths were reported due to high fever.

Pregnant women, children and the elderly are more susceptible to the disease as their immunity is low.

Japanese encephalitis (JE) has been taking a heavy toll on Assam – the worst ever in the country.

It’s a game of snakes and ladders but every ladder signifies a good habit and every snake bite is synonymous with an unhealthy habit, all related to the deadly disease of encephalitis.

Acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) is a dreaded disease in India including the state of Bihar. Every year several people specially children, succumb to this disease and often the survivors are left with permanent residual disorders. The present research throws light on specific etiological agents that may cause AES and have found scrub typhus to be an important etiology.

Scrub typhus, encephalitis, malaria are other reasons, says multi-centre study

Nearly seven out of 10 malaria cases in Tamil Nadu were reported from Chennai in 2017, according to data from the directorate of public health.

Clerics in Patna signing vaccination pledges, camps after sunset for children of migrant workers in Maharashtra, boat clinics in Assam taking the booster shot to remote locations

CHENNAI: It was not just dengue cases that went up in Tamil Nadu during the 2017 epidemic.

Jaipur/Kota: Two more persons from Keshoraipatan town of Bundi district tested positive for Japanese encephalitis (JE) in state.

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