The fact that so many children brought to BRD suffer from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), says Dr K S Reddy of the Public Health Foundation of India, shows that primary and secondary care are la

Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: In Lucknow, amid allegations that shortage of oxygen cylinders at the hospital had led to the deaths, UP Health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh said that loss of life due

Facing criticism from the Opposition on deaths at BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur, his Lok Sabha constituency for two decades, Adityanath appealed to people to take the pledge to become part of th

As the country, especially the southern parts, witnesses an outbreak of various vector-borne infections, the ministry of health and family welfare has created an online repository of campaign mater

“The scheme is one of its kind and will be very useful for other hill areas in the NE region as the neighbouring states in the area share similar topographical features,” the governor said adding s

Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday disclosed that while Japanese Encephalitis has claimed 44 lives, 87 persons have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in the Stat

Amidst heavy floods in several parts in Golaghat, a girl studying in Class X lost her life after suffering from the deadly Encephalitis disease.

Chandipura virus (CHPV) has been contributing to the rising number of premature deaths due to acute encephalitis syndrome for over a decade in India. CHPV belongs to the family Rhabdoviridae. Neuropathogenesis of CHPV has been well established but the exact route of entry into the central nervous system (CNS) and the triggering factor for neuronal death are still unknown. Rabies virus and vesicular stomatitis virus, which are related closely to CHPV, enter the CNS retrogradely from peripheral or olfactory neurons.

The vector-borne disease like dengue, Japanese Encephalitis and malaria have broken out in various places of Golaghat district.

GORAKHPUR: CM Yogi Adityanath launched encephalitis vaccination campaign in the state from Mainpur village in Kushinagar on Thursday .

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