Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey visits SKMCH Muzaffarpur as Acute Encephalitis Syndrome death toll reaches 57
Friday, 14 June 2019 () Bihar government says an awareness campaign needs to be undertaken in areas where Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) is prevalent to prevent the spread of the disease. At least 57 children have died due to AES in Muzaffarpur in the last three weeks.
Encephalitis claims hundreds of children's lives each year in Bihar alone. But governmental apathy, an understaffed healthcare system and the failure to educate vulnerable communities means the death..
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PATNA, India (AP) — Indian authorities say six more children have died in an encephalitis outbreak in eastern Bihar state, bringing the death toll to 112... SeattlePI.com Also reported by •Seattle Times