Acute Encephalitis Syndrome Aes
Bihar  /  Published 28.03.20

Brain fever strikes Bihar, 2 admitted

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), also known as brain fever, that had killed about 200 children in the state last year, has struck this north Bihar town again in what could be a double whammy in the ...
By PTI in Muzaffarpur

India  /  Published 21.06.19

Bihar lychee alert that fell on deaf ears

More than 100 children have died from a brain illness in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, this year amid concerns that health authorities and local communities paid little heed to warnings five years ago that lych...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.06.19

The abuse of elephants is a matter of shame

Sir — It is heartening that Kerala has decided to rescue elephants that have been tortured by their owners or mahouts. This move was long overdue; there has been a slew of elephant deaths in the sta...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 16.06.19

AES: Child death toll rises to 83 in Muzaffarpur

With one more child dying of suspected Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur on Sunday morning, the death toll of children in the district rose to 83 this month, even as Bihar Chief Ministe...
By PTI in Muzaffarpur

India  /  Published 21.06.19

Bihar deaths: Villages that kids have fled

The moment you enter Harvanshpur Banthu, you get an eerie feeling of something being amiss. It dawns on you a while later: there are no children playing or giggling in the alleyways, none to stare at ...
By Dev Raj in Harvanshpur Banthu

India  /  Published 20.06.19

Congress slams government's encephalitis response

The Congress on Wednesday described the death of over 100 children in Bihar from encephalitis as a “horror story”, accusing the government of not treating the tragedy with adequate seriousness.Con...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 06.07.19

JE outbreak curbs on doctors’ leave

The Assam government on Saturday cancelled the leave of all government doctors till September 30 due to an outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in the state.“Leave of all doctors and paramedical s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 30.06.19

Kushwaha's 'padayatra' in protest against AES deaths

Charging the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar with having “failed” to control the AES outbreak, Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha Sunday announced that he will take out a 'pa...
By (PTI) in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 28.06.19

Muzaffarpur deaths may be due to delayed care

A team of doctors investigating the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) deaths in Muzaffarpur has claimed that the attribution to litchi is likely to be wrong and that it found no trace of litchi in at ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.06.19

Encephalitis claims 16 kids in Gorakhpur

Sixteen children have died over the past month and a half while under treatment at Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das Medical College for encephalitis, a type of brain disease that chief minister Yogi Adit...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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