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Japanese Encephalitis — India
A one-and-a-half-year-old boy from Tibba Road [Ludhiana] has been found infected with Japanese encephalitis. A _Culex_ mosquito, through which the disease spreads, has also been found nearby.
The boy was suffering from a fever for some days. When his tests were conducted he was found infected with Japanese encephalitis [virus].
“The boy’s test was conducted at the CMCH [Christian Medical College & Hospital] and it came out positive for Japanese encephalitis. We have sent one more sample