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NSW records its first probable human case of Japanese encephalitis



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NSW has recorded its first possible human case of Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV).

The individual is a resident within the NSW-Victoria border area and is in a steady situation in intensive care.

A number of extra folks in NSW are present process additional testing and extra instances of the virus, which is unfold by mosquitoes, are anticipated to be confirmed in coming weeks.

The virus has been declared a problem of nationwide significance and NSW Well being is warning the general public to be vigilant and safeguard themselves towards mosquito bites, as there isn’t any particular therapy for JEV.

Earlier right now Queensland recorded its first human case of JEV — a lady in her 60s who’s in a essential situation on life assist after a tenting journey within the south of the state.