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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar yesterday announced an ex gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to families of the children who died due to the disease. He has also given directions to the health department, district administration and doctors to take necessary measures to fight the menace.(PARWAZ KHAN/HT PHOTO)

Encephalitis death toll in Bihar touches 93, protests erupt in Muzaffarpur

By Asian News International | Muzaffarpur
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 09:20 PM IST
Dr Harsh Vardhan, accompanied by his deputy Ashwini Choubey, visited Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) where 79 children have lost their lives. The central ministers, however, had to face public outrage as black flags were shown to their convoy.
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