At least 60 children have died at a hospital in northern India over the past week amid an outbreak of encephalitis and disputed reports of disrupted supplies.
Those who died at the Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh ranged from babies to 12-year-olds.
At least a dozen children are said to have died from encephalitis – a disease causing inflammation of the brain, common during India’s monsoon season and which is often caused by contaminated food, water or mosqui…
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