In a month’s time, more than 150 children in the Indian state of Bihar died due to encephalitis, Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). An Indian court on Monday of an inquiry into the crisis set in, reports the French news agency (AFP).
The Indian government has found itself called upon to explain how the situation has arisen and what measures are being taken to control the spread of people.
The fatal brain disease has been particularly dangerous for malnourished children. It may be due to the consumption of lychees to get sick. In the district of Muzaffarpur, in the state of Bihar, where the majority of the sick children lived, there are a lot of lycheeboomgaarden.
A spokesman for the government said the situation was “under control” is. In 2014, the brain disease is still 355 children’s lives.
Experts are of the opinion that the crisis could have been avoided if the government is to improve the living conditions had been taken care of. In the state of Bihar, which is 40 per cent of the children are malnourished and nearly 60 per cent of the cloud is living in extreme poverty.
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