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Who is at risk for encephalitis?

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Children, the elderly, and those with a weak immune system are most likely to get encephalitis.

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Nemours Foundation.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on March 26, 2019

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Nemours Foundation.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on March 26, 2019

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