Is encephalitis genetic?

Answer No. Encephalitis is an acute inflammation of the brain that is usually caused by a viral or bacterial infection. It can be aftereffect of another disease such as herpes or a complication of syphil... Read More »

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Can you die from Encephalitis?

How to Diagnose Encephalitis in an Emu?

Mosquitoes transmit several diseases that can be fatal to emus. Several of these diseases can cause inflammation of the brain (encephalitis) and other complications. Three of the most common diseas... Read More »

How is encephalitis lethargica transmitted?

The illness, which can be fatal, is transmitted from one infected person to another by the tsetse fly. While it can occur globally, encephalitis lethargica is especially prevalent in Africa.

How long does viral encephalitis persist?

Viral encephalitis is a serious disease affecting the brain and is caused by one of many viruses. Acute symptoms last between one and two weeks, depending on the virus responsible for the encephali... Read More »