UP: 30 children die due to encephalitis in last 48 hours at Gorakhpur hospital

| Updated: Aug 12, 2017 01:51 IST

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], August 11 (ANI): As many as 30 children have lost their lives due to encephalitis in a span of 48 hours at the hospital of Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical College. Encephalitis is a sudden onset inflammation of the brain. "30 children lost their lives due to encephalitis in last 48 hours on Friday at Gorakhpur's BRD Hospital," District Magistrate Rajeev Rautela said. Seven children died reportedly today only. Further details are awaited. (ANI)
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