In a startling revelation, the Union health ministry has mapped 16,000 habitations which are prone to arsenic and heavy metal water, resulting in emergence of deadly diseases.

Puncturing the government’s ambitious immunization programme to control Japanese Encephalitis (JE), China has refused to supply additional doses of the vaccine to India.

The guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for Clinical Management of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome including Japanese encephalitis describe `Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) including Japanese Encephalitis (JE) is a group of clinically similar neurologic manifestation caused by several different viruses, bacteria, fungus,

Noting that a large number of children affected by Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) are becoming disabled with physical, mental and neurological disorder, the Centre

The government’s efforts to check the spread of encephalitis and Japanese encephalitis, which include a vaccination drive started in 2006, have not shown the desired results.

The India Disaster Report 2013 documents the major disasters of the year with focus on the Uttarakhand Flash Floods and the Cyclone Phailin. Other disasters like building collapse and stampede have also been covered besides the biological disaster (Japanese Encephalitis).

Gorakhpur: Despite government's claims that preventable measures are being taken to save children from encephalitis about 10 children have died in the last 24 hours of this dreaded disease under th

Alipore Cop Detected With Virus

Earlier we had reported that the recurring annual seasonal outbreaks in Muzaffarpur district, Bihar, of what used to be considered viral encephalitis and called 'acute encephalitis syndrome' since no virus could be detected, is acute encephalopathy. Our report was based on a limited study and retrospective analysis of case records.

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Even as 26 districts out of 27 in Assam continued to reel from Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, Dima Hasao remained free from the outbreak with no new positive cases or any de