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Post-influenzal encephalitis during the influenza A outbreak in 1979/1980
  1. R Sulkava,
  2. A Rissanen,
  3. R Pyhälä
  1. Department of Neurology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
  2. The Central Public Health Laboratory, Helsinki, Finland


    In four men a severe encephalitis developed one week after the respiratory symptoms during the influenza A outbreak in 1980. Virological studies showed that the patients had had a recent influenza A (H3N2) infection. All patients made a complete recovery.

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