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Jun 21, 2019
8:26AM

Bihar: Death toll due to AES in Muzaffarpur and it's adjoining areas touch 161

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In Bihar, the death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome( AES in Muzaffarpur and it's adjoining areas touches 161. AIR Correspondent reports that doctors and health officials are still clueless about the exact nature of the disease and precise cause of deaths even after twenty days.

"A team of National Cooperative Development Corporation ( NCDC)Pune and AIIMS will go to concerned villages to know the reason behind deaths due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome ( AES). The team will meet members of the affected villages and will do a social audit. The team will also collect data regarding the economic background of families.

Fifty percent of deaths have been reported from three blocks Mushari, Kanti and Minapur blocks of Muzaffarpur district. Meanwhile acknowledging the lack of sufficient nutrition in AES affected kids Integrated Child Development Services( ICDS) have issued an advisory to combat AES. The advisory outlines steps which include providing nutritional supplements to be taken by Anganwadi sevikas and other officials for the prevention of the disease. 

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