Japanese encephalitis

Japanese Encephalitis is a mosquito-borne viral form of encephalitis. Only about 0.4% cases of Japanese Encephalitis result in acute encephalitis. Encephalitis results in inflammation of the brain. The patient’s central nervous system is affected. This results in fever and/or a sudden onset of mental issues like seizures, confusion, disorientation, etc. Mortality is usually high among children.

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