At least 57 children have died due to Encephalitis: Bihar Health Minister
“We are monitoring all this. The Health Ministry in the state held a meeting on this and decided to make people aware of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES),” the Health Minister shared.
“A team comprising of one professor, three associate professors, four assistant professors, nine senior residents and 15 junior residents are seeing this matter and looking after the children. We are providing more beds in both the hospitals for treatment,” he added.
Encephalitis is a viral infection which causes mild flu-like symptoms such as high fever, convulsions, and headaches.