Khushboo Lucknow, 300 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 343 Points View Profile Khushboo Asked: October 29, 20212021-10-29T17:05:07+05:30 2021-10-29T17:05:07+05:30In: GENERAL Tell us about Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). Tell us about Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). current affairsdisease Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent Sagar 31 Questions 177 Answers 34 Best Answers 572 Points View Profile Sagar 2021-10-30T09:54:18+05:30Added an answer on October 30, 2021 at 9:54 am Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) Context: Bihar government fearing an outbreak of AES again. About: Locally known as Chamki Bukhar, it has claimed the lives of more than 500 children in the previous decade. It is characterized as acute-onset of fever and a change in mental status (mental confusion, disorientation, delirium, or coma) and/or new onset of seizures in a person of any age at any time of the year. Symptoms: AES complications may include memory loss, coma, and even death. The signs and symptoms typically include: High Fever Headache Vomiting Confusion Seizures Sensitivity to light Stiff neck and back Memory loss Problems with speech or hearing Drowsiness In some severe cases, paralysis and coma Who is affected?: It mostly affects people below 15 years. Hotspot: AES has its endemic zones covering the Gangetic plain like states of Bihar, Assam, east UP, West Bengal, and some parts of Tamil Nadu. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What is Pathalgadi? What is Bodo Accord?
Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES)
Bihar government fearing an outbreak of AES again.