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  • Assam
  • There were 351 cases and 89 deaths due to Japanese Encephalitis reported in Assam till Aug 9 in the current year," Minister of State for Health and Family and Welfare Sudip Bandyopadhyay said. (thaindian.com)
  • At least 49 deaths have occurred in Assam due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE) so far in 2019, and state health and finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said that another 190 cases have been reported. (outlookindia.com)
  • Culex
  • Government officials said early and persistent rain through the monsoon season this year flooded rice fields and provided a breeding environment conducive for Culex tritaeniorhynchus , the species of mosquito that carries the Japanese encephalitis virus from pigs and infects humans through bites. (bmj.com)