Patna, June 13 -- Two more children died of suspected acute encephalitis syndrome( A ES) in Muzaf far pu ron Wednesday, taking the toll to 37, even as a central team of experts arrived in the town to assist the state government in containment and management of the vectorborne disease.

"Two more children died today due to AES at the Sri Krishna Medical College Hospital (SKMCH), Muzaffarpur, taking the death toll up to 37," said Sanjay Kumar, principal secretary, health, Bihar government.

Union minister of state for health Ashwini Kumar Choubey was scheduled to visit Muzaffarpur on Thursday.

The official, however, conceded that he did not have figures of the Kejriwal Maternity Clinic (KMC), Muzaffarpur, where many children with symptoms o...