This image depicts Indian Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer, Dr. Somashekar, as he was in the process of conducting an acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) outbreak investigation in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India on July 5, 2014.
”Acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) is a clinical condition caused by infection with Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) or other infectious and noninfectious causes. A confirmed etiology is generally not required for the clinical management of AES.” For more information regarding this illness, click on the links below.
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|Links:||CDC - National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD), Japanese Encephalitis|
CDC – Emerging Infectious Diseases, “Acute Encephalitis Syndrome Surveillance, Kushinagar District, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2011–2012”, Volume 19, Number 9—September 2013
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