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AES Deaths have Exposed Bihar’s Health System

Recent news of child deaths due to AES (Acute Encephalitis Syndrome) has started coming not from epicentre Muzaffarpur, but from Gaya – another main city of Bihar. The spread of AES from north to south is a matter of serious concern for the health department, which is already under fire for failing to contain AES […]



Malnourishment, Not Litchi, is the Prime Cause of Children’s Deaths in Muzaffarpur

Hundreds of children have died in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), a deadly disease that strikes the region year after year. The tragedy once more points to the dismal rural health infrastructure in the country. A report by Anish Ankur.   The day Narendra Modi was taking oath, once again, as the […]