World Encephalitis Day
World Encephalitis Day is held on February 22. This event in the third decade of the month February is annual. Help us
World Encephalitis Day is held on February 22 each year and is designed to raise awareness of encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain. The global awareness day was created by the Encephalitis Society in October 2013 and has been held annually ever since. The Encephalitis Society is the operating name of the Encephalitis Support Group which is a registered Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee (Registered in England and Wales No. 04189027. Registered Office as above. Registered Charity No. 1087843. Registered Charity in Scotland: SC048210).
World Encephalitis Day, on Feb 22, will remind us of these patients and the impact of the pandemic on their lives.
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