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A relative sits next to a child patient who is suffering from acute encephalitis syndrome at a hospital in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, June 20, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal(REUTERS)

Bihar to deploy trained doctors and nurses to tackle AES this year

By Ajay Kr Pandey | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Patna
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 02:05 PM IST
  • A massive awareness program about the disease in the worst affected areas will also be launched.
The surney detected 124 cases of brain malaria and one case of mixed malaria in malaria-prone blocks, Mosaboni and Dumaria (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
The surney detected 124 cases of brain malaria and one case of mixed malaria in malaria-prone blocks, Mosaboni and Dumaria (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

No AES fever, but 125 malaria cases detected in UP’s Singhbhum district

Jamshedpur | By Debashish Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2019 02:59 PM IST
State vector-borne disease control programme (SVBDCP) undertook the mass fever survey in 89 community health centers across Jharkhand which were found to have more than 1 API (annual parasitic index). The development came after over 100 deaths in Bihar due to AES. One person in Dumka was diagnosed with Japanese Encephalitis (JE).
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