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Murray Valley encephalitis

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Murray Valley encephalitis (MVE) is an uncommon disease caused by the Murray Valley encephalitis virus. It is spread to humans by infected mosquitoes. Most people with this infection remain completely well while others may only develop a mild illness with fever. A small proportion of those infected develop a severe brain infection called encephalitis.

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Last updated: 11/11/2015 4:11:23 PM