Children with Japanese encephalitis are likely to die within the first 7 days of infection
1. Complications of Japanese Encephalitis
Death from Japanese encephalitis usually occurs within the first 7 days of infection. The patient had a deep coma, convulsions, and symptoms of severe brain damage. If this stage is over, the symptoms gradually decrease, but up to 50% of patients have neurological and psychiatric sequelae.
Complications of Japanese encephalitis:
Bronchitis, pneumonia, bronchopneumonia. Inflammation of the urinary tract.. Ulcers of pressure points. Thrombophlebitis due to prolonged lying down and nutritional disorders. Neurological and psychiatric sequelae: Paralysis or paralysis of limbs, aphasia, chorea, choreography, epilepsy, parkinsonism, motor coordination disorder, memory loss, psychosis or coma, affect to hearing...
2. How to prevent Japanese encephalitis
Build cattle sheds away from home, do not allow children to play near livestock stables to prevent mosquito bites. Eliminate breeding grounds, kill mosquitoes and prevent mosquito bites. Change vase water regularly, cover water containers. Specific prevention methods with Japanese encephalitis vaccine. Vaccination against Japanese encephalitis is part of the active immunization program for children to get all 3 shots. - Nose 1: When the child is 1 year old.
- Nose 2: After 1st nose, about 1-2 weeks.
- Nose 3: 1 year away from Nose 2. Then every 3-4 years, booster shots are given until the child is 15 years old.
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