India Supreme Court Orders Investigation Into Child Deaths From Encephalitis; 152 Dead In Outbreak

Deutsche Welle: India orders probe into ‘brain fever’ child deaths
“India’s Supreme Court ordered an investigation on Monday into an ongoing encephalitis outbreak in the eastern state of Bihar which has killed at least 152 children so far. Expressing concern over the deaths, the country’s top court ordered state and federal authorities to explain what measures they have taken to combat the spread of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, also known as ‘brain fever’…” (6/24).

Additional coverage of the encephalitis deaths and the court-ordered investigation is available from Associated Press, Reuters, and VOA News.

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