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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.
A child, with symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, being treated in a hospital in Muzaffarpur, Bihar.(PTI Photo)
A child, with symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, being treated in a hospital in Muzaffarpur, Bihar.(PTI Photo)

29 children dead in Bihar due to suspected acute encephalitis, central team to visit state

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Subhash Pathak
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2019 09:49 AM IST
More than 29 children have died in Muzaffapur and its adjoining districts like Sitamarhi, Sheohar and Motihari this season.
The infants were administered vaccines for Japanese encephalitis and measles on Saturday.(Shutterstock/Representative Photo)
The infants were administered vaccines for Japanese encephalitis and measles on Saturday.(Shutterstock/Representative Photo)

Four infants die after taking Japanese encephalitis vaccine in Palamu

Hindustan Times, Daltonganj | By Vishal Sharma
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 06:44 PM IST
Four other infants took seriously ill after being administered the vaccine are now under treatment.
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