By NewsDesk  @bactiman63

The Taiwan Department of Disease Control reported on a new confirmed case of Japanese encephalitis (JE) in the country. The patient is a 50-year-old male in Shalu District, Taichung City.

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He developed fever and vomiting on June 21. He was treated on the 23rd because the symptoms and did not improve. He was admitted to the hospital and was admitted to the hospital. The case has recovered and been discharged.

This brings the total JE cases to 12, including one death.

The Department of Disease Control once again reminds the public that it’s Japanese encephalitis season and people should try to avoid activities in high-risk environments such as paddy fields, ponds and irrigation ditches during peak hours of dusk and dawn.

If it is unavoidable, light-colored, long-sleeved shirts and pants should be worn and anti-mosquito drugs approved by government agencies should be used on exposed areas to avoid infection by the mosquito bites.