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45 Japanse Encephalitis deaths reported in Assam

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45 Japanese Encephalitis deaths reported in Assam Press Trust of India, updated at July 4, 2019.

Forty-five people have died till July 3 since the outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis in Assam, the National Health Mission said.

Most of upper Assam districts, including Jorhat, Golaghat, Dibrugarh, Lakhimpur, and the lower Assam district of Kamrup have been affected by the mosquito-borne disease.

Assam is undergoing the transmission season for Japanese Encephalitis cases. A total number of 45 Japanese Encephalitis deaths have been reported till July 3, 2019, in the state, the National Health Mission (NHM) said in a statement.

Not only India, but also most of Asian countries also have risk of Japanese Encephalitis infection.

If you consider to trip there, we suggest to take vaccinations especially children. Although, common vaccination schedule is take it twice, better to have consultation with our physician ahead of your trip!

This vaccination is always ready at our clinic.



Business Standard, Press Trust of India report