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

One among three long-standing mystery diseases listed in Wikipedia is acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur, Bihar. This disease has remained for over two decades without determining a cause for; hence it is called mystery disease. It occurs annual seasonal outbreaks during the months of April-July, affecting hundreds of children with 40-60% mortality, according to local physicians.

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The dreaded encephalitis that has reared its head in summer in Bihar has claimed the lives of 30 children so far.

Seven more children have succumbed to encephalitis in Bihar, taking the total deaths in the state since early May to 18, officials said Thursday.

A six-month-old baby succumbed to a deadly mosquito-borne disease in Bihar Thursday, taking the toll from the disease to three in 2013, and 16 children have been admitted to hospitals in Muzaffarpu