23 Mar 2021

Creating more awareness about encephalitis

From Afternoons, 1:43 pm on 23 March 2021

Veronique Theberge has a rare condition called encephalitis, which most people have never heard of.

She was initially mis-diagnosed in 2017, and she has made it her mission to make people aware of the condition.

Encephalitis can be caused by an infection invading the brain or by the immune system attacking the brain, resulting in an acquired brain injury.

She explains to Jesse the lengths she's going to in order to create more awareness of it.

brain scans

Photo: Public domain