Department of Health

Murray Valley encephalitis (MVE)

Encephalitis is inflammation (swelling) of the brain tissue and is usually caused by an infectious agent such as a virus. MVE is a form of encephalitis that people can catch after being bitten by a mosquito carrying the MVE virus. It can be fatal.

Details

Topic
Research and reports
Date published
06 Jun 2013
Size
2 pages
Author
Department of Health & Human Services
Update frequency
Annual
Available format
PDF

Reviewed 07 June 2013

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