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Encephalitis Cases Reported in North India


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[[Health officials in northern India report that a serious outbreak of Japanese encephalitis has infected hundreds of children. The viral brain disease, which can cause permanent disabilities and sometimes death, is a common seasonal disease in Asia. Experts say it is likely the virus is also spreading in other countries in the region, but is going undetected due to inadequate surveillance and diagnostics.

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