Absence of preventive measures and affordable and accessible health care leads to nearly 500 encephalitis deaths in Uttar Pradesh.

Vishwa Vijay Singh, Congress candidate from the Sahjanwa constituency in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh, knows little about politics.

Criticised for not doing enough to tackle the spread of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh, where hundreds of children die or are dis

Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh, who also holds the Drinking Water and Sanitation portfolio, will work in concert with the Union Health Ministry and prepare an action plan to sub

In Gorakhpur, thousands have become a burden on their poor families

Medical facilities have collapsed as encephalitis epidemic continues to rage

Even as the rest of India recovers from its Diwali celebrations, residents of Poorvanchal have been marking a grim time that descends on the eastern Uttar Pradesh region each year: a time local people call the season of death.

With over 400 children dying of Japanese encephalitis in Uttar Pradesh so far this year, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has suggested the setting up a group of ministers

With 10 more persons succumbing to encephalitis, the death toll in the viral disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh has climbed to 488 this year, health officials said on Tuesday.

Ten persons suffering from the disease died in various hospitals in the region in the last four days, they said.

Protesting against the proposed nuclear power plant at Gorakhpur village in Haryana, a group people associated with the struggle on Thursday gathered at the Indian Social Institute in Lodhi Road fo

With six more persons succumbing to encephalitis, the death toll due to the viral disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh has climbed to 438 this year, health officials said on Friday.

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