• Australians warned about travelling to Bali due to Japanese encephalitis cases

    11 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Owing to a recent spike in the deadly mosquito-borne brain disease, Australian travellers have been warned about visiting Bali and other parts of Indonesia.
    As per Indonesia's health ministry, Japanese encephalitis has risen in the country. It can cause blindness, weakness and movement related disorders. It can also lead to coma or death.
    The current fatality rate in patients with severe cases is between 20 and 30 per cent.
    The symptoms of viral brain infection include a headache, neck stiffness, fever, tremors, paralysis and convulsions, particularly in children.
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