Encephalitis in Nepal: the visitation of the goddess of the forest.

Abstract

Examination of hospital records from BMH Dharan and the large Nepalese hospital at Biratnagar has revealed a worrying trend in the incidence of acute encephalitis in the area of the British Military Cantonment at Dharan. The weight of available evidence strongly favours Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) as the aetiological agent. Serological studies from… (More)

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