Recent Examples of encephalitis from the Web
When Hilleman started his first job at the pharmaceutical company E. R. Squibb & Sons in 1944, American soldiers deployed in Japan had been contracting Japanese encephalitis from infected mosquitoes.
In rare cases, patients can develop more serious central nervous system disease, including meningitis or encephalitis.
Measles can lead to pneumonia, or to encephalitis, which can cause blindness and permanent brain damage.
Officials said that the children who died in August did so from a variety of ailments, particularly mosquito-borne Japanese encephalitis, which hits the area hard every year during the rainy season.
Mosquitoes with St. Louis encephalitis have also been reported in central and southern California.
Many of the young patients were suffering from encephalitis, a potentially deadly illness that causes acute swelling of the brain.
Brahamdev Yadav, a rice farmer, had never heard of Japanese encephalitis.
Bruno's disability, a forever-bent leg caused by caprine arthritis encephalitis, usually prevents him from making the long walk from his pen to the field to join the monthly yoga sessions on the farm.
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medical Definition of encephalitis
encephaliticplay \-ˈlit-ik\ adjective
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