Japanese Encephalitis

Japanese Encephalitis

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Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine

Japanese Encephalitis

Japanese encephalitis (JE) is a flavirus mosquito-borne virus which affects the brain. Approximately 70,000 clinical cases occur in 24 countries (WHO, 2015). They are prevalent around rural farming areas in Asia.

Vaccination Pricing

£90 Per dose

£180 Per Course

Signs & Symptoms

Most human infections with JE virus do not result in symptoms.

When symptoms do occur they include:

  • Mostly asymptomatic
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Confusion
  • Death rate is high in symptomatic cases admitted to hospital

The Vaccination

Ages (Years) Doses Required Schedule Time before travel Boost required at
3 – 85 2 0, 28 days Last dose up to day before* 1-2 years
18 – 65 2 0, 7 days** Last dose up to day before* 1-2 years

*Vaccine most effective if given time to become active. Some immunity will be provided for this vaccine if given up to the day before travel.

** accelerated schedule

Japanese Encephalitis Risk Areas

Japanese Encephalitis Risk Areas
 

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