The Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) itself is a virus from the family Flaviviridae, part of the Japanese encephalitis serocomplex of 9 genetically and antigenically related viruses,some which are particularly severe in horses, and four known to infect humans including West Nile virus.Domestic pigs and wild birds (especially herons) are reservoirs of the virus;Amongst the most important vectors of this disease are the mosquitoes Culex tritaeniorhynchus and Culex vishnui.Prevalent in Asia.
CLUE: Lesson 1.4 A virus/bacteria that has less of a prevalence due to a vaccine. JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS The Japanese encephalitis in a virus found in Asia and the west pacific that can cause the brain to swell. The vaccine first became available in the 1930. It is recommended to those traveling to Asia and the west pacific.
Encephalitis brain inflammation-The person may shun bright lights. Vomiting, drooping eyelids, crossed eyes, and double vision can also occur. If you or your love ones experience symptoms of encephalitis, please see a doctor immediately.