Deaths from Japanese encephalitis


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Mortality rate: Case-fatality rates range from 0.3% to 60%. 1

Death statistics for Japanese encephalitis: The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Japanese encephalitis:

  • Japanese Encephalitis death statistics by worldwide region:
    • About 8,000 deaths from Japanese Encephalitis in South East Asia 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 2,000 deaths from Japanese Encephalitis in Eastern Mediterranean 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 3,000 deaths from Japanese Encephalitis in Western Pacific 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)


Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Questions and Answers About Japanese Encephalitis: DVBID

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