Guwahati: Japanese encephalitis has claimed 66 lives in Assam so far while the total number of positive JE cases in the state stood at 308.

The document gathers its data from the Directorate of health and family welfare of all the States and Union Territories, Central Government Organisations, National Health Programmes and other conce

Muzaffarpur: The deaths of six children suspected to be suffering from symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis in a span of 48 hours has set off alarms in the health

Union Ministry rushes team of experts to Shimla to trace origin of the virus

JAIPUR: Acute encephalitis cases will be on the radar in the state as Nipah infection can cause complications from acute respiratory syndrome to fatal encephalitis.

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.

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