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

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.

Monsoon has not only brought with it a deluge of civic woes but also a deadlier bite - of the Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes - that spread dengue fever, chikungunya and Zika fever during this time of the

KOLKATA: Luscious litchis are usually a favourite with most, but it's not without its deadly side, literally.

Outbreaks of unexplained illness frequently remain under-investigated. In India, outbreaks of an acute neurological illness with high mortality among children occur annually in Muzaffarpur, the country's largest litchi cultivation region. In 2014, researchers aimed to investigate the cause and risk factors for this illness.

Muzaffarpur: Two more children have died due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) at Muzaffarpur hospitals during the last 24 hours, according to civil surgeon, Dr Gyanbhushan.

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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MUZAFFARPUR: A single dose of ambisome injection has cured 16 kala-azar patients in a single day at Kala-azar Research Centre being run by Dr T K Jha in Bramhapura locality here.

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday launched a two-day vaccination campaign in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district hit by a suspected encephalitis outbreak that has claimed the lives of at least

The Centre and Bihar Government will undertake a special vaccination drive immunising children in select districts of Bihar affected by the killer Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) on June 22 and 2

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