Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination

(per dose)
Japanese encephalitis is a mosquito-borne viral disease, originating from pigs and birds. While most cases are mild or asymptomatic, severe symptoms and long-term complications can occur. The first of 2 injections should ideally be taken five weeks before travel to complete the vaccination course on time.

Further information

Side effects: Side effects may include digestive issues, fever, muscle pain, and soreness at the injection site.

Additional precautions: Practise mosquito bite prevention by using insect repellent, wearing long-sleeved clothing, and staying indoors during peak mosquito activity times.
Risks caused by Japanese encephalitis: Japanese encephalitis can lead to severe complications such as brain damage and death, with no known cure.

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