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Encephalitis Claims the Lives of Two More

by Dr. Enozia Vakil on  May 31, 2013 at 6:49 PM Child Health News   - G J E 4
Two more children succumbed to encephalitis on Thursay, making the death toll to a total of eight in just a month in Bihar, health official said.

Encephalitis causes high fever, irritation and swelling of the brain. An official said: "Two more children have died in Champaran district."
 Encephalitis Claims the Lives of Two More
Encephalitis Claims the Lives of Two More
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The first encephalitis-related death in the state this year was reported in the last week of April in Muzaffarpur, about 70 km from here

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Last year, the disease killed nearly 240 children in Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts.

Source: IANS
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