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Encephalitis

Encephalitis is a condition that refers to the swelling of the brain. It can be caused by a number of viruses, bacteria, and poisons. The effects can vary and produce symptoms no worse than a headache or they be very severe and result in coma or death. Enceplalitis is rare but serious disease and should be reported if contracted.

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