‘Brain fever’ death toll passes 150 in Bihar | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, June 25, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:50 AM, June 25, 2019

news in brief

‘Brain fever’ death toll passes 150 in Bihar

The death toll from a brain disease that has stricken children in India’s Bihar state rose above 150 yesterday as a court ordered an investigation into the crisis. The country’s Supreme Court also demanded the government explain what measures it has taken to combat the spread of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) -- a deadly disease that has been widely linked to the eating of unripened lychee fruit.

 

Stay updated on the go with The Daily Star Android & iOS News App. Click here to download it for your device.

Grameenphone:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 22222

Robi:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 2222


Banglalink:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 2225

Leave your comments

Top News

Top News

Top