News / Articles

HomeUnderstanding PANDASPANDAS StoriesEncephalitis- what is the invisible disease?

Encephalitis- what is the invisible disease?

ITV News

Richard Slee

February 2019

A young woman describes the frightening experience of living with encephalitis, a rare brain disease that has caused her to develop face blindness and an inability to recognize objects. At 8 years old, she became ill with this invisible disease, and she doesn’t remember life before falling sick. Since the onset of her illness, Hannah and her family have raised £46,000 to increase awareness of encephalitis. 

Read the full article at

https://www.itv.com/news/meridian/2019-02-22/encephalitis-what-is-the-invisible-disease?fbclid=IwAR3_xmTV4D9_ZBmZqKLopHqky1vzh1figa81QXKS2AqrouXBALZxxVuR4DE