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Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine

Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine

You can get vaccinated for Japanese encephalitis at MDA Travel Medicine. The vaccine is given as a two-dose series, with the doses spaced a month apart. The last dose should be given at least 1 week before travel.

Infection with the Japanese Encephalitis Virus can cause severe inflammation of the brain. The Japanese Encephalitis Virus is transmitted by infected mosquitoes mostly in Asia.

Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine is Recommended for

Japanese Encephalitis is endemic in China, Japan, Korea, and eastern areas of Russia. Outbreaks now occur in previously non-endemic countries including islands in the Torres Strait and Northern Australia.

Japanese Encephalitis Prevention

As with any disease transmitted by mosquitoes, you can prevent exposure to the Japanese Encephalitis virus by:

Learn more about Japanese Encephalitis and Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.

Contact Us

Travel Medicine Services at MDA located in Westfield, New Jersey offer travel consultations, travel immunizations and medications to help protect you while traveling internationally.

If you are planning a trip in the near future, call one of our convenient locations to make an appointment, and get the immunizations you need for your travel destination. Find out if you’re at risk for Japanese Encephalitis and if so, receive the Japanese Encephalitis vaccination.

Travel Medicine Doctors

Office Location

525 Central Avenue, Suite C, Westfield, NJ 07090
Phone: (908) 233-0895 •   Fax: (908) 389-1933
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