Over 40 people died of Japanese encephalitis in India

In India’s northeastern state of Assam, at least 44 people have died from the Japanese encephalitis virus, ANI reported, citing medical sources in the region on Wednesday, July 27. According to them, three people died from Japanese encephalitis in Assam per day, in addition, eight new cases of infection were registered. Encephalitis is spread by … Read more

Infectionist Davydova warned about the risk of decreased intelligence due to tick-borne encephalitis

Patients often require hospitalization in intensive care, as life-threatening complications can occur with tick-borne encephalitis, such as cerebral edema, paresis, and paralysis of the respiratory muscles. However, in the chronic course of the disease, a person may experience “Kozhevnikov epilepsy”, paralytic syndrome, decreased intelligence and mental disorders. .

Neurologist Medvedeva warned about the mortal danger of an encephalitis tick bite

pexels.com The bite of an encephalitic tick can be fatal. Maria Medvedeva, a neurologist and chief physician of the boarding house of the Russian Academy of Sciences, spoke about this. Deadly seasonal tick-borne encephalitis occurs in the natural habitats of these insects. A person bitten by a tick-carrier has a sharp rise in temperature, intoxication … Read more

Rospotrebnadzor recorded 13,385 victims of tick bites in Russia since the beginning of the year

pixabay.com/PD More than 13,000 Russian citizens, including almost 5,000 children, have been bitten by ticks since the beginning of this year. And two people were diagnosed with tick-borne encephalitis. This was reported in the press service of Rospotrebnadzor. “As of the end of April, 13,385 victims of tick bites applied to medical organizations in the … Read more

Therapist Klisheva listed the procedure for a tick bite

pexels.com/PD Tick-borne encephalitis can lead to serious consequences and even death. Therapist of the highest category, head of the therapeutic department of polyclinic No. 1 of the RZD-Medicine hospital in Tver, Tatyana Klisheva, said what should be done with an insect bite. The causative agent of the disease affects the vital organs, and there is … Read more

The immunologist warned about the danger of encephalitis in patients with COVID-19

In rare cases, inflammation of the medulla occurs in people infected with COVID-19. This was announced on Wednesday, February 16, by an immunologist, candidate of medical sciences Nikolai Kryuchkov in a conversation with Ura.ru. According to him, inflammation of the medulla – encephalitis or encephalomyelitis – is observed in a small number of people with … Read more