Bihar encephalitis toll climbs to 113

Bihar encephalitis toll climbs to 113

first_imgMuzaffarpur (Bihar): Fresh deaths due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) have been reported in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district, taking the total number of casualties to 113.The deaths took place at the Shri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH), where 20 fresh cases were brought since Tuesday night. The number of children admitted to the hospital with AES is 372 since June 1, the district administration said. The SKMCH has reported 93 casualties so far and only 118 children have been discharged after treatment. The rest are undergoing treatment or referred to hospitals in the Patna in a critical condition, it said.last_img

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