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Remains of human skeleton found behind Muzaffarpur hospital, probe ordered

Patna:  An investigation was ordered on Saturday after remains of human skeletons were recovered from the government-run Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, where 108 children have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome and over 100 children are still being treated, officials said. SKMCH Superintendent Dr Sunil Kumar Shahi told the […]

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AES spreads outside Muzaffarpur in Bihar

Patna:  After 118 children died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur districts of Bihar, more than two dozen cases of AES deaths have been reported from other districts of Bihar in the last twenty four hours. According to health officials here, the deaths have been reported from Patna, Bhagalpur, Banka, Sitamarhi, Samastipur, East […]

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Nitish visits AES-hit Muzaffarpur, faces protests

Patna:  Hundreds of angry protesters staged a demonstration on Tuesday against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s visit to Muzaffarpur district, where 107 children have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). The protest took place outside the state-run Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH), where Nitish Kumar arrived with Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi. […]

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Nitish visits AES hit Muzaffarpur, toll rises to 107

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday visited Muzaffarpur district, where 107 children have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) so far. Nitish Kumar, accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, visited the state-run Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH), where they met children undergoing treatment and also their parents, a district […]

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Harsh Vardhan visits AES-hit Muzaffarpur, death toll rises to 81

Patna: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday visited Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district, where 81 children have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in the past fortnight. Seven children died on Sunday, taking the total number of casualties due to AES to 81, health officials said. Seventy three children had died till Saturday night. However, […]