Assam Registers Over 380 Cases of Japanese Encephalitis Since July


Assam Reported Over 380 Japanese Encephalitis Cases Since July 2022With over 380 reported cases, Japanese encephalitis (JE) has claimed the lives of 82 people since July 2022.

As per the report by the National Health Mission Assam, 386 JE cases have been registered since the month of July. Further, on August 24, Assam reported 1 death and 1 new case.

The new JE case was reported from Kamrup and one death was reported from Goalpara. Japanese encephalitis (JE) is an inflammation of the brain caused by the JE virus, which is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes.