Via New Kerala :
" Gorakhpur, Sep 14 : The deadly Japanese Encephalitis (JE) toll today mounted to 296 with the death of three more children here.
According to official sources, the inflow of JE patients continued unabated at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College here.
Since January 1 this year, a total of 1899 people -- including 15 fresh cases -- sufferring from JE have been admitted at the medical college here, of whom 296 have succumbed, including nine of Nepal and 197 of Bihar.
As many as 287 people were still under treatment.
The fresh deaths included one each of Deoria, Kushinagar and Bihar."