PRO/AH/EDR> Japanese encephalitis & other – India (03): (BR)

Japanese Encephalitis — India
At least 28 children have died in the last one month in Muzaffarpur district of north Bihar, allegedly due to AES, which is locally known as Chamki bukhar (brain fever).
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, has expressed concern over the rising deaths of children in Muzaffarpur. He said, “A team of doctors and medical experts have been sent to Muzaffarpur to monitor the situation and also speed up the awareness drive about complexities and preventive measures about AES.”
“Till last night [10 Jun