Encephalitis

Encephalitis is an acute inflammation of the brain.
What is Encephalitis?

Encephalitis is a relatively rare condition that causes inflammation of the brain. Initial symptoms usually include high temperature, headache and joint pain but as the infection progresses, more dangerous symptoms may start to develop and include the following...

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Study explores if prior infection with SARS-CoV-2 increased sensitivity to a mitochondrial toxin known to induce parkinsonism

Study explores if prior infection with SARS-CoV-2 increased sensitivity to a mitochondrial toxin known to induce parkinsonism

New study reveals the genetic mechanism behind severe staphylococcal infections

New study reveals the genetic mechanism behind severe staphylococcal infections

Study explores neurologic complications in pediatric COVID-19 cases

Study explores neurologic complications in pediatric COVID-19 cases

Phase 1 clinical trial of vaccine for rare but deadly mosquito-borne viruses shows promising results

Phase 1 clinical trial of vaccine for rare but deadly mosquito-borne viruses shows promising results

Vaccine features that could induce durable humoral immune responses against SARS-CoV-2

Vaccine features that could induce durable humoral immune responses against SARS-CoV-2

Rural California hatches plan for engineered mosquitoes to battle stealthy predator

Rural California hatches plan for engineered mosquitoes to battle stealthy predator

Researchers report widespread prevalence of reactive and acute inflammatory CNS microvasculopathy in 36 COVID-19 brain autopsies

Researchers report widespread prevalence of reactive and acute inflammatory CNS microvasculopathy in 36 COVID-19 brain autopsies

Approximately 13% of hospitalized COVID patients have serious neurologic symptoms

Approximately 13% of hospitalized COVID patients have serious neurologic symptoms

Bacteria-mediated oral delivery of viral replicon-based mRNA vaccines

Bacteria-mediated oral delivery of viral replicon-based mRNA vaccines

Scientists discover a potential new method of active immunization to prevent Alzheimer's disease

Scientists discover a potential new method of active immunization to prevent Alzheimer's disease

Study describes ultra-structure of Nipah virus surface glycoprotein

Study describes ultra-structure of Nipah virus surface glycoprotein

Disease-causing amoebas that live on organic leafy vegetables could be a threat to public health

Disease-causing amoebas that live on organic leafy vegetables could be a threat to public health

The brain's reaction to COVID's inflammatory tidal wave

The brain's reaction to COVID's inflammatory tidal wave

Study finds dexamethasone and remdesivir treatment in hospitalized COVID-19 patients is associated with reduced neurological complications

Study finds dexamethasone and remdesivir treatment in hospitalized COVID-19 patients is associated with reduced neurological complications

Case of probable transmission of tick-borne encephalitis virus from an unvaccinated mother to an infant through breast-feeding

Case of probable transmission of tick-borne encephalitis virus from an unvaccinated mother to an infant through breast-feeding

Bats carry some of the most virulent, but not the most dangerous zoonotic viruses

Bats carry some of the most virulent, but not the most dangerous zoonotic viruses

No evidence of SARS-CoV-2 in the U.K.'s wild deer population

No evidence of SARS-CoV-2 in the U.K.'s wild deer population

Potential new approach could make Japanese encephalitis vaccine more affordable

Potential new approach could make Japanese encephalitis vaccine more affordable

Algal metabolites as novel drugs against viruses

Algal metabolites as novel drugs against viruses

Climate change may push the US toward the ‘goldilocks zone’ for West Nile virus

Climate change may push the US toward the ‘goldilocks zone’ for West Nile virus