Unravelling the acute encephalitis syndrome that kills children in Gorakhpur

Based on a study carried out in 2015, a team led by Dr. Manoj V. Murhekar, Director of the Chennai-based National Institute of Epidemiology, found scrub typhus to be responsible for acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in 63% of patients admitted to the Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur. The study was repeated last … Continue reading Unravelling the acute encephalitis syndrome that kills children in Gorakhpur