More than 100 children die in India in encephalitis outbreak

How Many Wickets?: Bihar Minister At Meeting On Child Deaths

How Many Wickets?: Bihar Minister At Meeting On Child Deaths

Of the 107 victims, 88 died at SKMCH and 19 at the private Kejriwal Hospital.

In the meantime, hordes of people gathered outside the hospital and started shouting slogans like "Nitish Kumar go back", angry over the chief minister choosing to visit the city only after the number of casualties had crossed the three-digit mark. Can Lychees Be Poisonous?

Villagers crowded outside Sri Krishna Medical College Hospital in Muzaffarpur, where some of the sick children are being treated, to protest a visit by Bihar's chief minister, whom they accused of only coming to the area after the death toll passed 100. Kumar has been in power since 2005 and encephalitis-related deaths are not new to Bihar. "The ambulance facility will be free of cost". Schools will reportedly remain closed until June 22 as a precautionary measure to help manage and contain the crisis.

Encephalitis, called "Chamki" fever in Hindi, is a viral disease, which causes mild flu-like symptoms such as high fever, convulsions and headaches and has been claiming lives in the district for the past few weeks. "I was not sleeping", he said. Harsh Vardhan, Indian Union Health Minister, said, "To establish the cause of the disease, there is urgent need for an inter disciplinary, high quality research team". The health minister reviewed the situation at a high-level meeting which was attended by senior officers of the Health Ministry, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and AIIMS.

Following his visit, Dr. Vardhan assured the aggrieved children and their families that the necessary assistance and care will be provided.

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Sixty children, mostly under the age of 10 and malnourished, are undergoing treatment after an outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur district of the eastern state. The party said better preparedness could have saved lives.

Bihar lawmaker Dinesh Chandra Yadav today defended colleague and state health minister Mangal Pandey for asking reporters the cricket score during a press conference held yesterday to discuss the encephalitis outbreak in the state.

The Commission has sought a detailed report in the matter, including the status of implementation of the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Japanese Encephalitis Virus/ Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (NPPCJA) and other steps taken to deal with the current grim situation.

AES outbreaks are not uncommon in the hot summer months when Bihar's lush lychee orchards are in bloom.

"Bihar's Health Minister Mangal Pandey seems more anxious about cricket score than the death of children", tweeted Randeep Surjewala of the opposition Congress party.

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