Japanese encephalitis

number of reported cases, 2002–2016

Info Edit
    2002 Ranking
    1. Thailand 49.00
    2016 Ranking
    1. India 1,627.00
    2. Bangladesh 1,294.00
    3. China 1,130.00
    4. Burma (Myanmar) 393.00
    5. Vietnam 357.00
    6. Philippines 312.00
    7. Nepal 98.00
    8. Malaysia 59.00
    9. Indonesia 43.00
    10. Thailand 21.00
    11. Laos 19.00
    12. Sri Lanka 18.00
    13. Japan 11.00
    14. Cambodia 10.00
    15. Bhutan 5.00
    16. Brunei 1.00
    17. Timor Leste 1.00

    Confirmed Japanese encephalitis cases, including those confirmed clinically, epidemiologically, or by laboratory investigation. Cases that have been discarded following laboratory investigation should not be included. Japanese encephalitis is a virus spread by the bite of infected mosquitoes. Most cases are mild. Rarely, it causes serious brain swelling with a sudden headache, high fever, and disorientation.

    Source: World Health Organization