MGA DAPAT MALAMAN TUNGKOL SA JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (DOH)

JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS
MGA DAPAT MALAMAN TUNGKOL SA JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS

JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS:
Virus transmitted by mosquito bites. The virus comes from pigs and waterbirds and is transmitted to humans via the Culex mosquito.

SIGNS & SYMPTOMS:
High Fever, Headache, Stiff Neck, Disorientation, Paralysis, Seizures, Coma, Death.

IS THERE A CURE?
J.E. has no cure, Treatment focuses on RELIEVING SYMPTOMS and supporting the patient to fight infection. J.E. can be prevented by vaccination.

LIKELY INCREASE IN J.E. TRANSMISSION WITH THE FOLLOWING:
* Presence of pigs and waterbirds. Domestic chickens and ducks may also carry the virus.
* Proximity to Culex (mosquito) breeding sites, such as ricefields and water ponds. JE has also been detected in urban areas.
* Rainy season

HOW TO PREVENT J.E.?

  1. Use repellents, mosquito nets, and wearing clothes with good coverage.
  2. Vaccination

 

Contact Us

Pagbilao Municipal Hall
Rizal St., Brgy. Sta. Catalina,
Pagbilao, Quezon

Telephone No.: (042) 797-0937
Email: quick@pagbilao.gov.ph [click here]

Philippine National Police
Tel. No.: (042) 797-2854
Bureau of Fire Protection
Tel No.: (042) 797-0932
Health Office
Tel No.: (042) 797-3092

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