In this Tuesday, April 2, 2013 photo, an Indian child in a pink shirt with a white bandage on her face undergoes treatment for encephalitis at a hospital in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh state, India. ... more 
In this Tuesday, April 2, 2013 photo, an Indian child in a pink shirt with a white bandage on her face undergoes treatment for encephalitis at a hospital in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh state, India. Encephalitis is sweeping through northern India, killing at least 118 children in what officials worry could become the deadliest outbreak in nearly a decade. While India's efforts against polio and tuberculosis get plenty of attention, the poor farmers and day laborers of eastern Uttar Pradesh state face an almost-silent health emergency, battling a disease that has killed thousands of children over the past eight years. (AP Photo/Biswajeet Banerjee) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Biswajeet Banerjee
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 4:19 AM EDT