Navigation Links
Encephalitis Has Claimed 400 Lives In Uttar Pradesh

Japanese encephalitis continues to claim victims in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, where nearly 400 people, mostly children, have died since the disease broke out a month ago. //

Union Health Minister Ambumani Ramadoss Thursday visited Gorakhpur, where a nodal treatment centre was established to deal with the daily flow of victims from neighbouring districts, and assured all possible help from the central government in providing vaccine.

State health officials lamented the belated reaction of the central government despite 10 or 15 people dying almost every day.

"The toll is touching 400 and the disease, initially confined only to Gorakhpur and adjoining districts, has engulfed as many as 22 districts."

According to the official, 28 persons had died in state capital Lucknow, while five deaths were reported from districts in eastern and central Uttar Pradesh.

In the Gorakhpur Medical College, where four special wards were created to meet the increasing rush of patients, as many as 329 patients had succumbed to the killer virus till now. And 25 deaths were reported from the Basti division in the neighbourhood.

"Currently, we have 367 patients. We are doing our best within the given resources to handle the patients," said a senior doctor K.P. Kushwaha.

"What we really need is an additional team of doctors."

--IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Toll-like Receptor (Tlr3) Attachment Leads To Lethal Encephalitis
2. Encephalitis claims 46 lives in UP
3. Encephalitis Claims 131 lives in Uttar Pradesh
4. Encephalitis Spreads to Nepal
5. Brain Fever or Encephalitis Spreading in North India
6. Encephalitis Death Toll In U.P. Crosses 200 Mark.
7. Encephalitis Deaths Cross 220 in Uttar Pradesh
8. Encephalitis Deaths in Maybe higher than Reported
9. Low Cost Tissue Culture Vaccine For Encephalitis
10. Uttar Pradesh Encephalitis toll continues to rise - Over 600 dead
11. Encephalitis Survivors Face The Risk Of Becoming Disabled
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... May 23, 2017 , ... Orbita’s Nathan ... Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in San Francisco. Titled Connected Health and IoT: Technology ... Home Event hosted by Parks Associates, a market research and consulting firm specializing ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... Patients in need of a pulpotomy ... schedule an appointment, with or without a referral. Dr. Cotey is a respected dental ... patients as a healthy alternative to a tooth extraction. , When a child has ...
(Date:5/22/2017)... MO (PRWEB) , ... May 22, 2017 , ... Today, ... in Washington, MO with a public ribbon cutting ceremony. Since opening over ... offering an alternative to the emergency room. The new Our Urgent Care walk-in ...
(Date:5/22/2017)... ... May 22, 2017 , ... Faithfully following pop culture, people today are ... toned and shaped through fitness programs. It carries on to skin nourished, pampered and ... an irresistible, radiant smile. CDA has found that just like a perfectly ...
(Date:5/21/2017)... Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) , ... May 19, 2017 ... ... country, is pleased to announce the appointment of James (Jim) Vertino as Chief ... Vertino is a proven, transformational leader who drives innovation and business performance. He ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/15/2017)...  Amy Baxter MD, chief executive officer and founder ... relief, was awarded a 2017 Top 40 Healthcare Transformer ... at the MM&M Top 40 Healthcare Transformers dinner and ... on May 10, 2017. The dinner followed a full-day ... the pill."  "Innovation goes beyond invention," noted ...
(Date:5/10/2017)... 2017 Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX ... fiscal second quarter ended April 1, 2017 .   ... 666.7% compared to the prior year period as the ... significant gain, while non-GAAP diluted EPS of $0.50 increased ... in constant currency terms.  Excluding the effects of blood ...
(Date:5/10/2017)... GLEN BURNIE, Md. , May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... and retention solutions for the clinical research industry, is ... website, www.CSSiEnroll.com . The new website features both ... better overall user experience and enhances the company,s already ... in the industry. "After many months ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: