Three-Year-Old Dies Of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome In Bihar

Three-Year-Old Dies Of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome In Bihar

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Acute encephalitis syndrome killed about 200 children in Bihar last year. (File)

A three-year-old boy died in Bihar on Sunday due to acute encephalitis syndrome, also known as brain fever, which killed about 200 children in the state last year, officials said.

Aditya Kumar died at the ICU of state-run Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) in Muzaffarpur around 48 hours after his admission, said Gopal Shankar Sahni, the head of pediatric department of the facility.

The SKMCH accounted for about 120 deaths due to AES last year.

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