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encephalitis
used in In Cold Blood

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Definition
inflammation of the brain — usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever
  • Because the week before Christmas those men turned up in Kansas City-came and went without getting caught-and I never saw Alvin more depressed, except once when young Alvin was in the hospital, had encephalitis, we thought we might lose him.
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