World J Clin Cases 2021 Sep;9(25):7468-7471
Department of Pharmacy, West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University/Evidence-Based Pharmacy Center, West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University/Key Laboratory of Birth Defects and Related Diseases of Women and Children, Sichuan University, Ministry of Education, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China.
Background: Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV), a mosquito borne flavivirus, is the leading cause of viral encephalitis in Asia, in terms of frequency and severity. JEV infection is thought to confer lifelong immunity. With the near eradication of poliomyelitis, JEV is now the continent's leading cause of childhood viral neurologic infection and disability. Read More