Is Japanese encephalitis contagious?
While Japanese encephalitis cannot be spread from person to person, the disease can be spread by the bite of certain types of (infected) mosquitoes.
Sources & Citations
- NSW Government, Department of Health, Communicable Diseases Factsheet – Japanese Encephalitis. Available at; http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/factsheets/Pages/japanese_encephalitis.aspx (accessed 28 March 2018).
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