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Encephalitis (India)

Collected by: Virginia Tech: Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network

Archived since: Oct, 2011

Description:

More than 400 people, mainly children, have died in an outbreak of viral encephalitis in northern India, health officials say. Nearly 6,000 children have died of encephalitis in the hospital since the first case was detected in 1978.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events encephalitis,  india ,  epedemic

Sikkim Earthquake (September 2011)

Collected by: Virginia Tech: Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network

Archived since: Sep, 2011

Description:

At 6.8 on the Richter scale, September 18th 2011 evening's quake was the worst earthquake in 20 years for the northeast. As many as 20 after-shocks have been experienced in Sikkim since Sunday. The death toll of the 6.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Sikkim on Sunday evening has reached 62. Sikkim is the worst hit with 38 casualties, 10 deaths have been confirmed in Bihar and West Bengal and 14 in Nepal and Tibet.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events earthquake,  india

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