Published in Healthcare Finance, Tax and Law Weekly, November 2nd, 2005
Japanese encephalitis is an infection transmitted through the rice-growing areas of Asia by several types of vector mosquito. It causes at least 50,000 clinical cases and 10,000 deaths every year in Asia. While some Asian countries have nearly eliminated Japanese encephalitis or reduced its incidence, in other countries, such as Nepal and India, the disease has become a substantial public-health problem.
In a previous study in July 1999, Heechoul Ohrr (Yonsei University...
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