National News

Encephalitis death toll touches 135 in Bihar

The death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) rose to 135, out of which 117 children died in Muzaffarpur alone while 12 died in Motihari and 6 in Begusarai.

Meanwhile, specialist doctors sent by Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan reached SKMCH on Wednesday night. Ten additional ambulances have been put into services in the worst-affected areas. Besides, 16 Nodal Officers have been deployed at the private health centre’s in the affected blocks.

Inputs from indiatoday

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