Q. With reference to Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) seen in the news recently consider the following statements:
1.It is a viral brain infection that is spread through mosquitoes.
2.The virus is found in camels.
3.There is no cure for the disease.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 3 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 2 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1: Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) is a viral brain infection that is spread through mosquitoes.

Statement 2: The statement is incorrect. The virus is found in pigs and birds and it is passed to mosquitoes when they bite infected animals.

Statement 3: Currently there is no cure for this disease. Treatment involves supporting the function of the body as it tries to fight off the infection.

Source: https://indianexpress.com/article/north-east-india/assam/assam-japanese-encephalitis-deaths-8116555/