Encephalitis

  • Three more children succumb to encephalitis in Gorakhpur 11-12-2013 12:23 PM

    Three more children succumbed to encephalitis taking the death count from the viral disease to 626 this year in eastern region of Uttar Pradesh, health officials said. The children died at BRD Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur, they said, adding that five fresh encephalitis patients were admitted to BRD-MCH during...
  • Encephalitis claims 623 lives eastern UP this year 10-12-2013 04:21 PM

    Acute brain inflammatory disease encephalitis has claimed 623 lives this year in eastern Uttar Pradesh, according to government data. Of the 2,978 children admitted this year at different hospitals in Gorakhpur and Basti division, 623 died of the disease, as per the data from the office of Additional Health Director....
  • 6 more children succumb to encephalitis; death toll reaches 609 03-12-2013 10:00 AM

    The encephalitis menace continues unabated in eastern UP as six more children succumbed to the disease at BRD Medical College Hospital, official sources said in Gorakhpur on Monday. With the six deaths, which took place over the last two days, the death toll due to the disease has climbed to...
  • 6 more children succumb to encephalitis; toll mounts to 590 26-11-2013 01:50 PM

    With six more children succumbing to Encephalitis in past two days, the death toll due to the disease this year has risen to 590 in the eastern region, health officials said on Tuesday. All the deaths occurred at Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur, they said. Two children...
  • Encephalitis claims three more lives in Gorakhpur, toll reaches 576 22-11-2013 01:14 PM

    Three more children succumbed to encephalitis taking the death toll from the viral disease this year to 576 in eastern region of Uttar Pradesh, health officials said. The children died in Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospita in Gorakhpur, they said. Twenty one people with symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome...
  • 22 more encephalitis deaths in Gorakhpur; leave of all doctors, paramedical staff cancelled 06-11-2013 11:28 AM

    With another 22 deaths due to encephalitis in the past five days in Gorakhpur, the Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday cancelled the leave of all doctors and paramedical staff, an official said. This has been done to ensure that the health department is present in full strength to attend to...
  • Eight more lives succumb to encephalitis; toll mounts to 466 29-10-2013 12:08 PM

    Eight more children succumbed to encephalitis in Gorakhpur, taking the death toll due to the disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh to 466 this year, health officials said on Monday. The eight died at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital (BRD-MCH) here yesterday. They hailed from Kushinagar, Siddharthanagar and Basti...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 14-10-2013 12:26 AM

    As we bring down the curtains on 'No Country for Children' Campaign- we get a special CJ show from Gorakhpur- the epicenter of encephalitis epidemic, to put focus on this deadly disease that has consumed the lives of many children. Plus, we bring you the best of 'No country for...
  • Encephalitis claims 3 more lives; death toll climbs to 380 12-10-2013 01:27 PM

    Three more children succumbed to encephalitis in the district, taking the death toll in the disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh to 380 this year, health officials said on Saturday. The three died at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital (BRD-MCH) in Gorakhpur on Friday. They hailed from Kushinagar, Siddharthanagar...
  • Teaser: The Citizen Journalist Show 11-10-2013 05:37 PM

    This week we bring you the best of 'No Country for Children Campaign'-A platform where children turned CJ's to highlight issues that affected them. From right to education to right to safe food, CJ's covered it all. Also, featuring a special report on how small children are falling prey to...
  • Encephalitis claims 10 more lives; death toll climbs to 377 11-10-2013 01:13 PM

    With 10 more deaths reported due to encephalitis in the past 24 hours, the toll from the disease in the eastern Uttar Pradesh has reached 377, health officials said on Friday. As many as 22 fresh encephalitis patients have been admitted to BRD Medical College Hospital and adjoining government hospitals...
  • UP govt responsible for allocation of funds for Encephalitis: Azad 10-10-2013 08:50 AM

    New Delhi: At least 350 children have died due to Encephalitis in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh so far in 2013. An average of 500 deaths are reported each year from this region. In fact, over 70 per cent of encephalitis cases in the country are reported from UP. In...
  • Encephalitis shame: What will it take to save India's dying children? 09-10-2013 11:35 PM

    At least 350 children have died due to encephalitis in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh so far in 2013. The epidemic strikes 135 districts across 17 states every year but more than 70 per cent of these cases are reported from UP. In the last 33 years, 50,000 people have...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 09-10-2013 11:00 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Encephalitis death toll rises to 350 in Gorakhpur 09-10-2013 09:00 PM

    At least 350 children have died due to encephalitis in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh so far in 2013. The epidemic strikes 135 districts across 17 states every year but more than 70 per cent of these cases are reported from UP. ...
  • There's lack of political will to eradicate encephalitis: Dr RN Singh 09-10-2013 01:50 PM

    New Delhi: The killer encephalitis is back in Uttar Pradesh and has left over 350 children dead in Gorakhpur this year. Dr RN Singh, a petitioner and the convener of the encephalitis eradication movement has said that even as the government sanctioned money, no action has yet been taken. "We...
  • UP: Encephalitis kills 350 kids this year in Gorakhpur 09-10-2013 01:18 PM

    New Delhi/Gorakhpur: At least 350 children have died due to encephalitis in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh so far in 2013. The epidemic strikes 135 districts across 17 states every year but more than 70 per cent of these cases are reported from UP. In the last 33 years, 50,000...
  • UP govt believes in real devlopment, does not spend on statues: Akhilesh Yadav 08-10-2013 04:27 PM

    Attacking BSP chief Mayawati over alleged misgovernance during her regime, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said his government believes in "real development" and does not spend money on stone statues. The Opposition has nothing to comment upon as the UP govt has been fulfilling all promises made...
  • Akhilesh to inaugurate encephalitis ward of Gorakhpur Medical College 08-10-2013 08:54 AM

    Gorakhpur: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akihlesh Yadav will inaugurate the encephalitis ward of BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur on Tuesday. The 100-bed ward handles maximum number of encephalitis patients from Bihar and Nepal in addition to the local population. The ward was build with the funds granted under NRHM. ...
  • Encephalitis claims 11 more lives in 3 days; toll climbs to 330 02-10-2013 12:55 PM

    With eleven more children succumbing to encephalitis at BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur during past three days, the death toll due to the disease has climbed to 330 in eastern district of Uttar Pradesh this year. Of the 11 deaths, seven deaths occurred on Tuesday at BRD Medical College Hospital....
  • Encephalitis claims 5 more lives; death toll reaches 309 28-09-2013 12:39 PM

    With five more children succumbing to encephalitis at BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur during past 24 hours, the death toll due to the disease has climbed to 309 in eastern district of Uttar Pradesh this year. The dead include one child each from Maharajganj, Deoria, Kushinagar and Siddharthanagar districts of...
  • Encephalitis claims four more lives, toll rises to 304 in eastern UP 27-09-2013 10:13 AM

    Gorakhpur: With nine more children succumbing to encephalitis at the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur, the death toll due to the disease has climbed to 304 in eastern Uttar Pradesh this year. The dead include one child each from Deoria, Gorakhpur, and Kushinagar districts of eastern UP, health officials said,...
  • Encephalitis claims 9 more lives; toll crosses 300 mark 26-09-2013 12:01 PM

    With nine more children succumbing to encephalitis, the death toll due to the disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh has climbed to 301 this year. The dead include three children from Kushinagar, two from Deoria, and one each from Gorakhpur, Siddharthanagar and Santkabirnagar districts of eastern UP, health officials said on...
  • Encephalitis claims 4 more lives, toll reaches 289 24-09-2013 10:20 AM

    The encephalitis menace continues unabated in eastern Uttar Pradesh as four more children succumbed to the disease at BRD Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur, bringing the toll in the disease to 289. "Four children have succumbed to encephalitis in last 48 hours," the sources in the office of additional director...
  • Encephalitis claims four more lives, toll reaches 275 20-09-2013 11:13 AM

    With four more persons succumbing to encephalitis, the toll in the disease in eastern districts of Uttar Pradesh has climbed to 275 this year, health officials said in Gorakhpur on Friday. The dead include two children from Maharajganj district, one from Gorakhpur and one from Bihar. The four patients died...
  • 'Encephalitis Express' bus flagged off in eastern UP 14-09-2013 01:55 PM

    With eastern Uttar Pradesh grappling with encephalitis which has claimed over 200 lives in the region this year, a special bus was on Saturday flagged off to bring awareness about the disease in the affected areas. The 'Encephalitis Express' bus will cover seven districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh to disseminate...
  • Two more die of encephalitis in Gorakhpur, toll climbs to 237 07-09-2013 08:20 AM

    Two more children on Friday succumbed to encephalitis at BRD Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur, taking the death toll in the disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh to 237, health officials said. As many as 19 fresh encephalitis patients were admitted to BRD-MCH on Friday and two children died of the...
  • 4 more children succumb to encephalitis, toll reaches 202 28-08-2013 10:35 AM

    Four more children succumbed to encephalitis at the BRD Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur, taking the death toll in the disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh to 202 this year. The deceased belonged to Gorakhpur, Mahrajganj, Kushinagar and Bihar, health officials said on Wednesday. As many as 14 persons suffering from...
  • Encephalitis claims 7 more lives in Gorakhpur, toll rises to 160 22-08-2013 11:07 AM

    Seven persons have died due to encephalitis at the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur, taking the death toll due to the disease this year to 160. While five of the victims were from Gorakhpur, one was from Maharajganj and another from adjoining Bihar, health officials said on Thursday. Thirteen persons...
  • UP: Encephalitis kills 30 children in 5 days in Gorakhpur 22-08-2013 09:38 AM

    Gorakhpur: Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh has been affected by the encephalitis once again with 30 children succumbing to the disease in the past five days. Almost 100 deaths have been reported in August alone with more than 300 children admitted to the BRD Hospital. A water and mosquito borne...