What is the treatment for encephalitis lethargica?

Encephalitis letharg. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/encephalitis_lethargica/encephalitis_lethargica.htm.
Unknown . The disease itself existed before the modern therapeutic era and is only rarely described today. The late effects of this disease was post-encephalitic parkinson's which is treated with l-dopa.

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Encephalitis lethargica: any help?

Quite rare now. Also called von economo's disease or encephalitis type a, the disease occurred in the wake of the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic and many of cases developed post-encephalitis parkinson's. This was the background of the movie. Read more...
Read. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/encephalitis_lethargica/encephalitis_lethargica.htm. Read more...

Is the flu and encephalitis lethargica connected?

Yes. Also known as von economo's disease or sleeping sickness it first arose following the influenza pandemic of 1918 and nothing like was described before 1914. No viral agent was ever isolated, but the clinical picture was quite compatible with a viral illness. Many patients had profound somnolence and ophthalmoplegia. Mortality was high (20+%), and many survivors had neurological sequellae. Read more...