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West Nile virus hits US, four dead


August 4th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) The US has been badly hit by mosquito-borne West Nile virus, with 241 cases of the disease, including four deaths, reported nationwide so far this year, ... Read more...

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Declare killer disease an epidemic, says Bihar


June 11th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 11 (IANS) Bihar has urged the central government to declare a mysterious disease that has killed 102 children an epidemic, Health Minister Ashwani Kumar Choubey said Monday.Following the ... Read more...

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Bihar seeks central help on mysterious disease


June 9th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 9 (IANS) Bihar Saturday sought help from the central government to tackle a mysterious disease that has killed 81 children in Muzaffarpur, Gaya and Patna districts during the ... Read more...

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Mysterious disease toll is 36 in Bihar


June 7th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 7 (IANS) The deaths of five more children because of a mysterious disease in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts has taken the death toll to 36 in 11 ... Read more...

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Mysterious disease toll is 31 in Bihar


June 6th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 6 (IANS) The deaths of eight more children because of a mysterious disease in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts has taken the death toll to 31 in 10 ... Read more...

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Four more kids die of suspected encephalitis in Bihar


June 5th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 5 (IANS) Four more children have succumbed to suspected encephalitis in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts since Monday taking the death toll to 23 in nine days, ... Read more...

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Encephalitis toll rises to 18


June 4th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 4 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis has killed three more children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts, taking the death toll in eight days to 18, officials said Monday.Nearly a ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills 15 kids in Bihar


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 2 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis has killed 15 children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts in the last week, officials said Saturday.The mosquito-borne disease, which claimed nearly 150 lives ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into Kashmiri kids’ deaths


May 16th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) Admitting that 35 children died in the last fortnight at a premier hospital here, the Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday said an inquiry had been ordered.Following ... Read more...

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Researchers crack virus behind brain swelling


March 6th, 2012 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 6 (IANS) Researchers have cracked the structure of a virus that causes potentially fatal brain swelling and paralysis in children, a development that could open the way to ... Read more...

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Two more kids die of encephalitis in Bihar, toll 85


November 17th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 17 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, which causes irritation and swelling of the brain, has claimed the lives of 85 children in Bihar's Gaya district in the last two-and-a-half months, ... Read more...

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16 more infants die in Bengal, toll rises to 28


October 28th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) The number of crib deaths in government hospitals in West Bengal shot up to 28 after 12 infants died in Burdwan district and four more ... Read more...

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Ellen DeGeneres: Liza Minnelli Speaks on Michael Jackson


October 12th, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Liza Minnelli was a guest on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' today. Liza has been entertaining audiences all over the world for the past six decades. Her first movie ... Read more...

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Suspected brain disease kills 51 kids in Bihar


October 1st, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 1 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain fever, has killed 51 children in Bihar's Gaya district in the last seven weeks, with three more kids succumbing to the disease ... Read more...

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Suspected brain disease kills five children


September 20th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain infection, killed five more children in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll in the state due to the disease to 30, ... Read more...

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Suspected brain disease kills five in Bihar


September 10th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain infection, killed five children in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll in the state due to the disease to 16, an ... Read more...

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WHO experts investigate Bihar’s mystery disease


June 24th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 24 (IANS) Health experts, including a team of the World Health Organisation (WHO), are visiting villages in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district to investigate the cause of mystery disease that ... Read more...

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Bihar’s mystery disease identified as toll rises to 41


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 23 (IANS) The mystery disease that has rocked Bihar and killed six more children by Thursday morning, has at last been identified. It is encephalitis, an official ... Read more...

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Mystery disease kills three more in Bihar (Lead)


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 22 (IANS) Three more children have died of a mysterious disease in Bihar, taking the toll to 35, officials said Wednesday.Two children died after contracting high fever followed ... Read more...

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Mystery disease kills two more in Bihar


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 22 (IANS) Two more children have died of a mysterious disease in Bihar, taking the toll to 34 in the state, officials said Wednesday.The children died after reporting ... Read more...

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Mystery disease kills four more in Bihar (Lead)


June 21st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 21 (IANS) Four more children have died of a mysterious disease in Bihar, taking the death toll to 32. A central team examined patients to identify the ailment, ... Read more...

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Mystery disease kills four more in Bihar


June 21st, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 21 (IANS) Four more children have died of a mysterious disease in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, taking the death toll to 32, officials said Tuesday.The children died after reporting ... Read more...

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Mystery disease kills eight more in Bihar (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 20 (1ANS) The Bihar government voiced alarm after eight more children died in Muzaffarpur district, taking the toll from a mysterious disease sweeping the state to 28, officials said ... Read more...

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Five more children die of mystery disease in Bihar


June 20th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 20 (IANS) The Bihar government is alarmed at five more deaths of children in the past 24 hours in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, taking the toll from a mysterious ... Read more...

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Mysterious disease kills 13 children in Bihar


June 18th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 18 (IANS) Thirteen children have died of a mysterious disease in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district during the past five days, officials said Saturday. Of these, five children succumbed in ... Read more...

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Tourist dies of mosquito-borne virus in Australia


May 26th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 26 (IANS) A 19-year-old Canadian woman has died after contracting a rare and incurable mosquito-borne virus while on holiday in Australia's northern region, officials said.The department of health ... Read more...

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Artificial cells to trap deadly viruses


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Artificial "protocells" that can lure, entrap and inactivate a class of deadly human viruses have been designed by researchers.The technique offers a new research tool to ... Read more...

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Potential new treatment for deadly nipah, hendra viruses identified


October 29th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Scientists have identified a potential new treatment for the Nipah and Hendra viruses, two lethal and emerging viruses for which there is currently no treatment or vaccine available.The ... Read more...

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Alarmed by deaths, Mayawati warns officials


October 25th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 24 (IANS) Alarmed by the deaths caused by an "unknown killer virus" in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday warned all civic officials to work properly or face action.Over 55 ... Read more...

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More seizures in children with H1N1 virus than those with seasonal flu


September 20th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): University of Utah researchers have found that the incidence of seizures in children with H1N1 virus is higher than in those suffering from seasonal flu.The most common complications ... Read more...

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Oz couple spends $25K to save family cat


September 10th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 10 (ANI): An Australian couple has spent 25,000 dollars -to save their family cat.Charmion Phillips and her partner drew on their house deposit savings, cancelled plans for an overseas holiday ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills hundreds in Gorakhpur


September 5th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Pawan Kumar ShahGorakhpur, Sep 5 (ANI): At least 220 are feared dead following an outbreak of encephalitis in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur District.Doctors said that children between the ages of six months ... Read more...

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Four more encephalitis deaths in Uttar Pradesh


August 28th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 28 (IANS) Four more deaths due to encephalitis were reported in this Uttar Pradesh town Saturday, taking this year's toll in its epicenter, Gorakhpur, to 215. Three of the ... Read more...

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Half brained miracle boy can talk and walk normally after surgery


August 16th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): In what could be called a miracle, a boy who underwent a drastic surgery to treat a disease similar to meningitis and left with only half brain can ... Read more...

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Incidence of malaria, dengue drops in Haryana


August 5th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) Haryana has registered a considerable decline in the cases of malaria and other vector borne diseases like dengue and encephalitis in 2010, health officials Thursday said. "Recently there were ... Read more...

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