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Japanese Encephalitis

Information about Japanese Encephalitis

We Have to know about Japanese Encephalitis

  • People Get Japanese Encephalitis By The Bite Of Mosquitoes Infected With The Japanese Encephalitis Virus
  • Japanese Encephalitis Virus Is Not Transmitted From Person-To-Person
  • Only Domestic Pigs And Wild Birds Are Carriers Of The Japanese Encephalitis Virus
  • Can Affect The Central Nervous System And Cause Severe Complications And Death

Could Be Dangerous, If The Answer Is Yes For Any One Of The Following Questions

  •  Any Abnormal Changes In The Behaviour?

Causes of Japanese Encephalitis

  • Japanese Encephalitis Virus
  • The Infected Mosquito Breeds In Flooded Rice Fields, Marshes, And Standing Water Around Planted Fields

Do’s and Don’ts of Japanese Encephalitis

  • Avoid Mosquito Bites.
  • The Mosquitoes That Transmit Japanese Encephalitis Feed Mainly Outside During The Cooler Hours At Dusk And Dawn. Minimize Outdoor Activities At These Times, Use Mosquito Repellent On Exposed Skin

Signs & Symptoms of Japanese Encephalitis

  • Mild Infections Occur Without Apparent Symptoms Other Than Fever With Headache
  • More Severe Infection Is Marked By Quick Onset, Headache, High Fever, Neck Stiffness, Stupor, Disorientation, Coma, Tremors, Occasional Convulsions (Especially In Infants) And Spastic (But Rarely Flaccid) Paralysis

Medical Advice for Japanese Encephalitis

  •  When the Above Symptoms Arise

Risk Factors of Japanese Encephalitis

  • Residents Of Rural Areas In Endemic Locations, Active Duty Military Deployed To Endemic Areas, And Expatriates Who Visit Rural Areas
  • Japanese Encephalitis Does Not Usually Occur In Urban Areas

Treatment for Risk Factors of Japanese Encephalitis

  • There Is No Specific Therapy. Intensive Supportive Therapy Is Indicated

Self-Care for Risk Factors of Japanese Encephalitis

  •  Avoid Mosquito Bites

Investigations for Risk Factors of Japanese Encephalitis

  • Blood And Spinal Fluid Test
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