Japanese Encephalitis

  • Assam: CM Gogoi urges NRHM to prevent spread of Japanese Encephalitis 10-07-2014 09:17 PM

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday urged the National Rural Health Mission to take measures to prevent spread of Japanese Encephalitis An official release said that Gogoi asked the NRHM Managing Director (In-Charge of Assam) Gautam Ganguly for a vaccination drive to check the disease across various districts...
  • 24 children die of Japanese Encephalitis in Odisha 11-11-2012 12:06 AM

    Bhubaneswar: At least 24 children have died from mosquito-borne Japanese Encephalitis in Odisha's Malkangiri district, an official said on Saturday. A team of experts visited the affected area a few days ago and collected about 70 samples after the children, aged between two and five years, died in five villages...
  • Indian vaccine for Japanese encephalitis launched 13-09-2012 07:41 PM

    Hyderabad: Pharma firm Biological E Ltd (BEL) on Thursday launched the country's first indigenous vaccine to tackle Japanese encephalitis (JE), a deadly viral disease. The vaccine, JEEV, is priced at Rs 985. This is a one-time vaccine to be taken in two doses and will be soon available in the...
  • Delhi: 14 cases of Japanese Encephalitis reported 17-12-2011 08:29 AM

    New Delhi: Fourteen people have tested positive for Japanese Encephalitis in the capital. The viral disease which has affected Delhi for the first time this year has been spreading since it first surfaced in October. Earlier this year, it claimed 195 lives in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh alone. Delhi health authorities...
  • Japanese Encephalitis vaccines to be ready soon 19-11-2011 07:19 PM

    New Delhi: There is some good news in the fight against Japanese Encephalitis that has claimed the lives of several children in Eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Department of Biotechnology Secretary Dr MK Bhan says by March 2012, three Indian companies will introduce vaccines for the new strain of Japanese...
  • Gaya: Encephalitis claims 84 lives in 80 days 16-11-2011 08:17 PM

    Gaya: More than a thousand children are feared to have been affected by the Japanese encephalitis in Bihar's Gaya district. One child has been dying everyday for the last three months in the district. This outbreak comes even as Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh battles against Viral encephalitis. Shafina Khatun's world...
  • Bihar: 84 children die due to encephalitis 16-11-2011 11:21 AM

    Gaya: A total of 84 children have died in Gaya in Bihar in the last 80 days due to symptoms similar to encephalitis. More than a dozen children are still admitted in the Anugrah Narayan Magadh Medical College in Gaya. The children aged between two to eight years were brought...
  • UP: HC takes serious note on encephalitis issue 10-10-2011 11:01 PM

    Allahabad: Taking serious note of the outbreak of Japanese encephalitis in eastern Uttar Pradesh, which has claimed many lives this year, the Allahabad High Court on Monday directed the concerned officials to submit a report regarding the steps taken to prevent spread of the disease before it by October 20....
  • Over 90 die of Encephalitis in Gorakhpur 20-07-2010 10:25 AM

    The onset of monsoons has brought with it the usual health disasters in India. ...