Alert: Encephalitis claims lives of 47 children in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur

Dr KK Aggarwal

New Delhi, June 13, 2019 :

Outlook: More than 47 kids died due to encephalitis in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district.

As per the government the cause is hypoglycemia.

The Health Department has also issued an advisory urging parents to prevent their children from playing under the sun when temperature is hovering between 42 to 43 degree Celsius.

What to look  for
1. Typhus encephalitis
2. Herpes simplex encephalitis
3. Leechi encephalitis is due to hypoglycemia
4. First case of Nipah surveillance


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