Japanese B Encephalitis Information
Japanese B Encephalitis is a viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes. Over 50,000 cases are reported to occur each year. The disease is found in over 25 countries throughout the world. These are mainly in South East Asia as can be seen from the following list of endemic countries;
Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mynamar (Burma), Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Trust Territory, Vietnam, Pacific Islands.