Indian Scenario:

  • JE was clinically diagnosed for the first time in India in 1955 at Vellore, erstwhile North Arcot district of Tamil Nadu.

  • Subsequently, the outbreaks have occurred in

  • JE virus infection is widespread and is particularly very high in Southern States of India viz.,
Occurance of JE outbreaks in India (1950-2000)
Last Updated on:06/05/2014