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Monday, Sep 21, 2020


Jun 25, 2019 15:42
The Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) wing of Bihar’s health department had reported 11 cases on Sunday and 42 cases a day before, with two deaths. read more
Jun 25, 2019 00:06
The apex court asked the Centre and the state government to respond within seven days with details of medical facilities, sanitation, nutrition and hygiene conditions in Bihar. read more
Jun 24, 2019 20:13
On Saturday, Hashmi receved a call from an anonymous person who threatened to send him to Pakistan and warned him with dire consequences. read more
Jun 24, 2019 14:30
The socio-economic survey has begun in the villages falling under the districts worst hit by AES, with the district of Muzaffarpur seeing the highest number of deaths. read more
Jun 23, 2019 22:34
The death toll from acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) reached 152 in Bihar, with medical officials stating that the disease has spread to 20 of the state’s 38 districts. read more
Jun 23, 2019 19:40
Muzaffarpur highlights the lack of basic health facilities for the poor. Fixing this must be a priority read more
Jun 22, 2019 08:52
Very visibly ill-prepared to tackle the acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) epidemic in Bihar — till Friday, there were 657 cases and 141 officially confirmed deaths — the state-run Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) in Muzaffarpur is running... read more
Jun 21, 2019 23:22
A central team headed by Manoj Jalani, additional secretary of the ministry of health and family welfare, visited Muzaffarpur on Friday and suggested that test equipment should be made available in the four paediatric intensive care units (PICU) of the... read more
Jun 21, 2019 14:20
The central team, which reached Muzaffarpur on June 12, has punched holes in the treatment plan and diagnostic work-up being followed by doctors at SKMCH. read more
Jun 21, 2019 07:48
For monitoring, early identification and daily reporting, sixteen senior district officials and medical personnel have been sent to vulnerable blocks in the affected districts. read more
Jun 21, 2019 00:44
The move comes after Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar issued instructions to authorities to create extra space in the hospital after he found that three to four children were being treated on a single bed. read more
Jun 20, 2019 23:43
The manager of the main government hospital in Muzaffarpur, the epicentre of the crisis, said that a prisoners’ ward has been emptied out and turned into a makeshift Intensive Care Unit (ICU). read more
Jun 19, 2019 23:11
A central team of paediatricians and paramedics arrived in Muzaffarpur late on Wednesday evening to further strengthen the management of AES cases at SKMCH. read more
Jun 18, 2019 23:57
Seasonal AES and JE outbreaks occur in Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh between June and September. read more
Jun 18, 2019 22:31
Seasonal outbreaks of the disease, which causes brain swelling and high fever followed by disorientation, seizures, coma and death — with malnourished young children the worst affected — are common every year in Bihar. read more