World Encephalitis Day: Lisa Lauter shares her story of battling the auto-immune illness

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Encephalitis is debilitating illness that causes acute inflammation of the brain often as a result of an viral infection or due to the body’s own immune system mistakenly attacking the brain. It afflicts about 1 in 200,000 people each year— most often the youngest and oldest among us. On World Encephalitis Day, we’re joined by local woman Lisa Lauter, who suffers from this affliction.

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