at least 22 people have died in eastern Uttar Pradesh ( up ) in the past two months because of Japanese encephalitis, which is commonly known as brain fever. A mosquito borne, viral disease,

T Jacob John , professor of virology and paediatrics at Christian Medical College, Vellore, speaks to Raj Kishor Khaware on the state of health and e

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Over 70 people have died in Nepal due to viral encephalitis, commonly reffered to as brain fever, during the past one month. Majority of these deaths occured in southern parts of Nepal bordering the

Kuttanad in Malayalam means 'small town'. But the ecological devastation which human hands have wrought here is in no way small or insignificant

AFTER malaria, it is the turn of Japanese encephalitis. Alapuzha and Kottayam districts of Kerala are in severe grip of encephalitis where it has already claimed 3G lives. Though the situation

epidemic in up: Japanese encephalitis (JE) has killed 153 people in eastern Uttar Pradesh, especially in Mahrajganj, Kushinagar, Gorakhpur, Sant Kabirnagar, Siddharthanagr and Deoria. As many as 530

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Viral encepha-litis, a mosquito-borne disease, has taken its toll in southwestern parts of Nepal during this year's monsoon. The disease, which broke out in the first week of July, has already