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3-day deadline to solve Muzaffarpur skeletons mystery. Probe begins

Human skeletal remains were found strewn near a garbage dump and in the bushes close to the post-mortem section of the state-run SKMCH last Saturday.
A three-member committee began its probe to find the source of human skeletal remains found near SKMCH in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, where most of the patients diagnosed with AES are being treated.(AFP File Photo/Representative Image)
A three-member committee began its probe to find the source of human skeletal remains found near SKMCH in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, where most of the patients diagnosed with AES are being treated.(AFP File Photo/Representative Image)
Updated on Jun 25, 2019 08:42 PM IST
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Hidustan Times, Patna | ByHT Correspondent

4 new AES in Muzaffarpur, but no more AES deaths in Bihar

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.
A man sleeps next to his daughter who is suffering from acute encephalitis syndrome at a hospital in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, June 20, 2019.(REUTERS)
A man sleeps next to his daughter who is suffering from acute encephalitis syndrome at a hospital in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, June 20, 2019.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 25, 2019 03:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | ByRuchir Kumar, Patna

Bihar’s AES cases: Survey exposes loopholes in execution of government welfare plans

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.
A socio-economic survey has begun in the villages falling under the districts worst hit by AES in Bihar.(ANI)
A socio-economic survey has begun in the villages falling under the districts worst hit by AES in Bihar.(ANI)
Published on Jun 24, 2019 02:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Muzaffarpur | ByKJ Saquib

Skeletal remains found near Bihar hospital, probe ordered

One or two of the dead bodies were found charred and many skeletons were found strewn on the ground or stuffed into sacks in the forest area.
An investigation team of SKMCH hospital accompanied by policemen visited the spot on Saturday.(ANI Twitter)
An investigation team of SKMCH hospital accompanied by policemen visited the spot on Saturday.(ANI Twitter)
Updated on Jun 22, 2019 11:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | ByHT Correspondent

Central team questions Bihar doctors’ treatment plan for AES

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.
Children showing symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) being treated at Shri Krishna Medical College and hospital in Muzaffarpur, Bihar.(Santosh Kumar / HT Phtoo)
Children showing symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) being treated at Shri Krishna Medical College and hospital in Muzaffarpur, Bihar.(Santosh Kumar / HT Phtoo)
Updated on Jun 21, 2019 02:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | ByRuchir Kumar

Cause of AES that has killed over 100 children in Bihar remains unknown

AES cases in Bihar’s litchi-cultivation region were misdiagnosed as Japanese encephalitis (JE) till late 1990s since the symptoms and the seasonal outbreak of the two diseases are similar.
JE cases have dropped drastically since India started vaccinating at-risk populations against the disease in 2006.(HT Photo)
JE cases have dropped drastically since India started vaccinating at-risk populations against the disease in 2006.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 18, 2019 07:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | ByArun Kumar

103 children die due to acute encephalitis in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur

According to official data, 85 children have died in Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH), while 18 have lost their lives in Kejriwal hospital in the city.
Children showing symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) undergoing treatment at Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH), in Muzaffarpur, Monday, June 17, 2019.(PTI)
Children showing symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) undergoing treatment at Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH), in Muzaffarpur, Monday, June 17, 2019.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 18, 2019 08:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | ByKJ Saquib

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

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.
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)
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)
Updated on Jun 16, 2019 09:20 PM IST
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Muzaffarpur | ByAsian News International

Bihar Encephalitis deaths: Minister calls lack of ICUs & beds, ‘a problem’

Doctors claim that the deaths, due to AES, are being caused due to excessive heat and humidity. Scorching heat on Saturday claimed the lives of least 25 people from various districts of the state.
On Sunday attendants of patients admitted to Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital alleged that there were no doctors on call during the night. (PTI Photo)
On Sunday attendants of patients admitted to Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital alleged that there were no doctors on call during the night. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Jun 16, 2019 01:44 PM IST
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Muzaffarpur | ByAsian News International

Undertrial prisoner raped in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur hospital

The undertrial prisoner was admitted to a state-run hospital in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur town where she was raped by two men.
Image for representation(HT file)
Image for representation(HT file)
Updated on Nov 30, 2018 06:02 PM IST
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Patna | ByIndo Asian News Service

9-year-old girl allegedly gangraped, killed with her minor brother in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur

Police have registered a case against the unidentified men and launched a massive manhunt to track them after the crime in the village under Paru police station area of Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district.
Activists and students hold placards during a protest in a silent candle march over a rape case in Jammu on April 13, 2018.(AFP File)
Activists and students hold placards during a protest in a silent candle march over a rape case in Jammu on April 13, 2018.(AFP File)
Updated on Jul 23, 2018 02:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Muzaffarpur | ByAjay Kumar
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