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There are only TWO weeks to go until World Encephalitis Day - find out what you can do to raise awareness of encephalitis on Wednesday, 22nd February. Read more
We will be lighting up global landmarks red for World Encephalitis Day. Find out how you can get involved. Read more
We work with global experts in encephalitis to produce peer-reviewed resources, conduct research as well as host our annual Encephalitis Conference Read more
Find out how you can become a volunteer with the Encephalitis Society Read more
Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain caused by an infection or through the immune system attacking the brain in error.
WATCH - When Clair woke up in hospital after falling ill with encephalitis, she had no idea that the people by her bedside were her parents. Her dad, Mark, tells her story.
Our Support Service is here to help you with any questions about encephalitis, recovery and rehabilitation or emotional support.
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People are affected by encephalitis globally each year
of people across the world do not know what encephalitis is
People reached during our 2021 World Encephalitis Day campaign
A statement from the Encephalitis Society in relation to the COVID-19 Vaccine. Developed in collaboration with our Scientific Advisory Panel Read more
A £2.3 million study will investigate the neurological or neuropsychiatric effects of COVID-19 Read more