Gorakhpur: After 500 children have died in the last two months in Uttar Pradesh due to encephalitis epidemic, the state government has announced half measures to tackle the crisis.
But there is one village in eastern UP, which is showing the way how the state can fight encephalitis.
Holiya village, located in one of the hotbeds of the viral fever " Khushinagar, has learned the hard lesson from the past tragedies.
Take the example of 18-year-old Sonu Singh, for whom the search for a groom is on. She was 10 when she was diagnosed with Japanese encephalitis. She survived but was left with impaired speech and a disability in her left arm....more
09:59 PM, Oct 10, 2011