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UP: Four more succumb to encephalitis, toll 421

Four more children succumbed to encephalitis in Gorakhpur, taking the death toll in the viral disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh to 421 this year.

india Updated: Oct 13, 2012 11:50 IST
PTI

Four more children succumbed to encephalitis in Gorakhpur, taking the death toll in the viral disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh to 421 this year.

The deceased hailed from Kushinagar, Mahrajganj and Sant Kabir Nagar districts, officials said on Saturday.

ome have been admitted to BRD Medical College Hospital and other government hospitals of Gorakhpur and Basti divisions in the last two day.

Additional director (Health) AK Pandey said 235 people suffering from encephalitis are being treated in government hospitals of Gorakhpur and Basti divisions.

First Published: Oct 13, 2012 11:36 IST