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.
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