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Viral Encephalitis

Encephalitis is an inflammatory process of the brain associated with neurological dysfunction and in many cases requiring hospitalisation. Viral infection has been reported as a major cause of the disease. Acute viral encephalitis has been a notifiable disease in Ireland since 1981.



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