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Acute Encephalitis Syndrome

Why culture and context matters in malnutrition debate in India

Experts rarely agree with each other and this case will be no exception.

17 Sep 2019 1:27 AM

SC refuses to entertain pleas on treatment of children suffering from AES in Bihar

‘Was this done intentionally by someone? What can we do? These are not matters we can hear,’ bench of CJI Gogoi, Justice Deepak Gupta said.

26 Jul 2019 1:15 PM

Nitish Kumar avoiding responsibilities over AES, floods in Bihar: Rabri Devi

‘Who is responsible for scandals worth crores of rupees in the name of dam construction to avoid floods,’ Devi said in a series of tweets.

14 Jul 2019 5:56 PM

100-bed paediatric ICU to be set up in SKMCH, Muzaffarpur within a year: Centre to SC

5 virology labs were set up in different districts of Bihar, 10-bed paediatric ICUs will also be established, Centre said.

08 Jul 2019 1:52 PM

Healthcare in India is in abysmal shape, must be shaken out of comatose state

The story of infants and children dying due to AES remains the same.

04 Jul 2019 1:08 AM

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Death toll reaches 137 in Muzaffarpur due to AES

The district has been battling with the vector-borne disease since last few weeks.

03 Jul 2019 11:36 AM

Encephalitis toll rises to 134 in Muzaffarpur

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh each to the families of the children who died due to AES.

29 Jun 2019 7:30 PM

Asbetos homes could be one of the reasons behind AES deaths in Bihar: Study

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), is a condition in which the brain gets inflamed and affects children under the age of 10.

29 Jun 2019 3:53 PM

Protestors threaten to file case against Bihar govt, officials after 39 arrested

Breaking his silence on the encephalitis deaths, PM on Wednesday termed AES deaths as ‘unfortunate and a matter of shame for the nation’.

27 Jun 2019 6:28 PM

Nalanda: Child dies due to fever, family alleges Encephalitis as cause of death

Earlier, the death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) mounted to 132 in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.

27 Jun 2019 9:47 AM

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Bihar AES deaths: Families of 4 children get Rs 4 lakhs ex-gratia

In total, seven deaths were reported in Harivanshpur village.

26 Jun 2019 6:14 PM

FIR against villagers for protesting against government

Reports suggest that around seven children have died in Harivanshpur area since the outbreak of the disease.

26 Jun 2019 2:30 AM

Bihar: FIR against 39 villagers for protesting lack of facilities, AES deaths

Men against whom FIR has been registered have left the village and gone away.

25 Jun 2019 4:41 PM

Advanced test machines installed at Muzaffarpur’s SKMCH: hospital official

Superintendent Sunil Kumar Shahi also claimed that the recovery rate is improving as parents are bringing their children early.

25 Jun 2019 4:32 PM

Court calls for probe against ministers

The outbreak of the disease has been hitting the region every year since 1995.

25 Jun 2019 3:00 AM

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SC ‘concerned’ over AES deaths, seeks govt report

The court also shared the concern expressed by a lawyer on the difficulties being faced by the people.

25 Jun 2019 2:54 AM

SUCI in Kolkata protests over deaths of children in Muzaffarpur

Police has detained SUCI members who were protesting outside Raj Bhavan over deaths of children in Bihar due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome.

24 Jun 2019 2:36 PM

SSP Manoj Kumar imposes ban on disposing unclaimed bodies at SKMCH in Muzaffarpur

Hundreds of skeletal remains were discovered lying in open, in forest near SKMCH, which is treating cases of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome.

24 Jun 2019 12:58 PM

Respond within 7 days on encephalitis deaths: SC to Centre, Bihar, UP govt

Symptoms of AES include high fever, convulsions and extremely low blood sugar levels.

24 Jun 2019 12:18 PM

Encephalitis toll rises to 152, spreads to 20 of 38 Bihar districts; scare in MP

On Sunday, a portion of the roof outside the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at SKMCH collapsed.

24 Jun 2019 10:17 AM

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