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Japanese encephalitis

Last Modified: Fri, 04 Nov 2016 10:26:44 GMT
Disease name
Japanese encephalitis
Species affected
Multiple(not specified)
Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) is a mosquito-borne viral agent that can cause encephalitis in equids and humans and reproductive disease in pigs. JEV encephalitis in humans has clinical signs that may include fever, chills, muscle aches, severe headache and vomiting.
Status in Ireland
Disease absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
Never reported
DAFM Division Responsible
NDCC & Border Inspection Posts
Sally Gaynor SSVI
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