Muzaffarpur (Bihar) [India], October 15 (ANI): A total of 77 children were admitted to the Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) here with Acute Encephalitis Syndrome/Japanese encephalitis from March 27 this year, out of which 11 of them succumbed to the illness.
According to data from the hospital one child has been admitted in Ward-II and 62 children have been discharged after treatment.
Last year over 140 children died due to AES in the district.
AES is a viral disease that causes flu-like symptoms such as high fever, vomiting and in extreme cases, brain dysfunction, seizure, and inflammation of the heart and kidney. (ANI)