Suspected JE claims yet another life


front_4__japaneseCCpur, Aug 5: A 23 year old youth from Mizoram who was here since May end for a theological course reportedly passed away today at JNIMS, Imphal after developing symptoms akin to JE.
Jeho Lalhmingsang (23) s/o Pastor HP Laltlansung of Sesawng, Mizoram was a BTh student at Sielmat Bible School here.
He was staying at the Bible School’s hostel when he suffered severe headache followed by a bout of other ailments including loss of consciousness, sources said.
On August 2 he was taken to the district hospital but was referred to
JNIMS as his illness was suspected to be a case of JE.
Though the result of the test is still pending, doctors at the hospital have been treating him as a JE case since yesterday, added the source.
He breathed his last around 7 am today. The lifeless body was taken to his native village in Mizoram after a condolence service at the residence of his local guardian here around noon today.


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