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Encephalitis case reported in Bihar's Muzaffarpur

ANI | Updated: Mar 28, 2020 03:06 IST


Muzaffarpur (Bihar) [India], Mar 28 (ANI): One Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) case reported in a three and a half-year-old boy at Sri Krishna Medical College & Hospital (SKMCH) on Friday.
Earlier in July 2019, AES had claimed 142 lives in Muzaffarpur district.
As per official data, 121 deaths were reported at the government-run SKMCH, which handled the largest number of patients in the district, while 21 deaths were confirmed at the Kejriwal Hospital.
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)

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