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• Acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) is characterized as acute-onset of fever and a change in mental status (mental confusion, disorientation, delirium, or coma) and/or new-onset of seizures in a person of any age at any time of the year. • The disease most commonly affects children and young adults and can lead to considerable morbidity and mortality. • Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) is the major cause of AES in India (ranging from 5-35 percent). • Nipah virus, Zika virus are also found as causative agents for AES

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