Introduction (What is Japanese Encephalitis? (JE))

  • Japanese Encephalitis is a mosquito borne arboviral disease that can affect the central nervous system and cause severe complications and death.

  • It is a disease of rural, semi-urban and agricultural areas.

  • Transmitted by female mosquitoes of genera

  • Vector mosquitoes proliferate in close association with pigs, wading birds and ducks, the principal amplifying hosts.
Last Updated on:06/05/2014