Killer disease is not Japanese encephalitis – NY Daily NewsPosted: June 28, 2012
It is official now. The acute encephalitis syndrome(AES) that has killed 233 children in Bihar since May is not Japanese encephalitis, it was announced Thursday.
The ruling has come from the Pune-based National Institute of Virology (NIV).
“In fact the disease remains a mysterious one,” Additional Secretary (Health) R.P. Ojha said.