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Australian man dies after catching Japanese encephalitis in Thailand – How to recognise JE symptoms

Australian man dies after catching Japanese encephalitis in Thailand – How to recognise JE symptoms

The 60-year-old Victoria state resident contracted Japanese encephalitis (JE) while on a 10-day holiday in Phuket in May, reports Xinhua news agency.

Lethal diseases that claimed lives in 2016

Lethal diseases that claimed lives in 2016

The year 2016 saw an influx of many deadly diseases globally that not only left many people 'chickened out' but also claimed numerous lives all around the globe.

Japanese encephalitis: Symptoms, how to prevent it!

Mosquitoes that feed on infected animals can become infected with the virus and then transmit it to humans.

Japanese Encephalitis toll climbs to 53 in Odisha

With the death of two more children, the toll due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE) on Saturday went up to 53 in over a month in tribal-dominated Malkangiri district of Odisha.

Death toll 48 as three more succumb to Japanese Encephalitis in Odisha

Three more persons died of Japanese Encephalitis virus on Wednesday in Odisha's Malkangiri district, taking the death toll to 48.

Japanese Encephalitis in Odisha: Death toll plumps to 48 as three more succumb

Three more persons died of Japanese Encephalitis virus on Wednesday in Odisha`s Malkangiri district, taking the death toll to 48.

Japanese Encephalitis death toll increases to 39 in Odisha

The toll due to Japanese Encephalitis disease has gone up to 39 in Odisha's Malkangiri district, an official said on Saturday.

Japanese Encephalitis death toll rises to 38 in Odisha

The death toll due to Japanese Encephalitis has reached 38 in Odisha's Malkangiri district while the disease continues to spread its tentacles to other districts.

Japanese encephalitis in Odisha: All you need to know!

Currently, the vector-borne disease has claimed lives of 27 children in Odisha's Malkangiri district. 

Dengue, chikungunya cases on the rise: Five deadliest mosquito-borne illnesses you should know!

Till July 28, 9,990 suspected chikungunya cases have been recorded in the country. Also, over 15,000 cases of dengue have been reported across the country this year.

Japanese encephalitis: All you need to know about the viral disease

 The incubation period of JEV (time from infection until illness) is typically 5-15 days, but 1 in 250 infections develop into encephalitis.

Mizoram takes preventive steps for Japanese encephalitis

Japanese encephalitis has claimed two lives in Manipur last week while over 25 persons were hospitalised.

Tripura with no dengue death records 16 malaria deaths in 2015

With not a single case of dengue death reported in Tripura, 16 people have died of malaria in the state till August end this year, state health minister Badal Chowdhury said today.

Infectious diseases caused by mosquitoes

Many people fall victims to diseases caused by mosquitoes and many experience pain and suffering from illnesses transmitted by them.