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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

India : 7 more die of encephalitis, toll 319 in eastern UP

An article from Times of India :

" GORAKHPUR: Seven more persons died of encephalitis in the district, taking the toll in the deadly disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh to 319, health officials today said.

All the seven patients died in Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital, Additional Director (Health) U K Srivastava said, adding 39 new patients were admitted in the hospital today.

Srivastava said of the total 319 deaths so far, 299 took place in BRDMCH while the remaining were reported from government hospitals in Gorakhpur, Siddharthnagar, Kushinagar, Maharajganj, Basti and Deoria districts."

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