67 Die of Encephalitis in Two Weeks in North Bengal, Centre Seeks Report

PUBLISHED ON: July 22, 2014 | Duration: 1 min, 52 sec

  
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Strictly speaking, it is not an epidemic. But encephalitis has killed 67 people in the last 16 days in seven districts of North Bengal. Patients are streaming in to the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital in Siliguri because that is the only place equipped to detect encephalitis. At least 15 fever clinics have been set up in the last 48 hours for patients to report symptoms of the killer virus. (Read more)
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