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  • India: 2024 Encephalitis

    Source: https://www.sentinelassam.com/north-...-due-to-floods

    Japanese Encephalitis Outbreak Triggered In Sivasagar Due To Floods
    Sivasagar has seen a surge in mosquito breeding of late due to the prevailing flood conditions, as a result of which, the risk of infection looms large.​
    Sentinel Digital Desk
    Published on:
    10 Jul 2024, 4:06 am

    SIVASAGAR: In a worrying sign, Assam's Sivasagar district has reportedly witnessed an outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis (JE). This deadly disease has purportedly caused three fatalities and 12 people have been affected by it and are currently undergoing treatment.

    In addition to it, 13 more individuals are suffering from encephalitis-like symptoms, though these cases are yet to be confirmed.​..

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    Source: https://www.indiatodayne.in/assam/st...376-2024-07-16

    Japanese Encephalitis cases surge in Assam: One dead, several infected
    In Bongaigaon and Chirang districts, four people have been found to be infected with Japanese encephalitis as of July 16.
    Japanese Encephalitis cases surge in Assam​
    Kishore Das
    Jul 16, 2024,
    Updated Jul 16, 2024, 1:39 PM IST


    In Bongaigaon and Chirang districts, four people are infected with Japanese encephalitis as of July 16.

    Meanwhile, a patient from Chirang district has died, according to doctors.

    As per reports, a pregnant woman from Chirang district has also been infected.

    The number of cases is likely to increase if precautions are not taken as nine people are currently under the supervision of doctors.

    One of the victims has recovered, while another is being treated at a private hospital...

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