Amid India oxygen scandal, docs want focus on encephalitis

Dozens of children died last week in a decrepit government hospital in northeastern India, prompting public outcry over whether an oxygen shortage was to blame. Answers remain unclear, but doctors who have spent decades treating sick kids in the area say the incident is a symptom of a greater problem: Chronic mismanagement, corruption and outright negligence are worsening encephalitis outbreaks that sicken thousands of children every year.

Amid India oxygen scandal, docs want focus on encephalitis

Dozens of children died last week in a decrepit government hospital in northeastern India, prompting public outcry over whether an oxygen shortage was to blame. Answers remain unclear, but doctors ...

Fri 18 Aug 17 from Medical Xpress

Weekend child deaths push India hospital toll to 85

Twenty-five children died over the weekend at a northern India government hospital that suffered oxygen shortages, taking the overall death toll to 85, authorities told AFP .

Tue 15 Aug 17 from Medical Xpress

64 deaths at India hospital without oxygen

At least 64 children have died over six days at a government hospital in northern India that suffered oxygen shortages, officials said Saturday.

Sat 12 Aug 17 from Medical Xpress

35 children die in north Indian hospital in 3 days

LUCKNOW, India (AP) -- Parents of at least 35 children who have died in a state-run hospital in northern India over the past three days have alleged that the fatalities were due to the ...

Sat 12 Aug 17 from AP

35 children die in north Indian hospital in 3 days, Sat 12 Aug 17 from AP

‘Only some children with fever progress to AES, says doctor

AES patients had 35 times greater possibility of having antibodies against scrub typhus

Tue 15 Aug 17 from The Hindu

Japanese Encephalitis in Gorakhpur: A deadly disease explained

Gorakhpur offers the only tertiary care centre for Japanese Encephalitis with 100 dedicated beds.

Sun 13 Aug 17 from The Hindu

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