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Japanese Encephalitis

Japanese encephalitis is a viral infection which occurs in the brain transmitted to humans by mosquitoes in parts of Asia and the Pacific Rim.

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Where is This Virus Found?

Japanese encephalitis is a viral infection which occurs in the brain transmitted to humans by mosquitoes in parts of Asia and the Pacific Rim.

The mosquitoes that transmit JE feed predominantly during the night, between dusk and dawn they are prolific in rural areas, especially where rice cultivation and pig farms are nearby, they are becoming more common in urban areas.

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Common Symptoms of Typhoid

Here are three symptoms to help recognise the disease

Fever & Loss of Appetite

Confusion

Headaches

The Various Levels of Risk

The risk for short term travellers to Asia is in urban areas is lower. Risk varies on the basis of destination, duration, season and activities.

It increases for persons who intend to live or travel in risk areas for long periods of time and have rural trips. Certain activities, even during short trips, where there is significant rural, outdoor or night-time exposure e.g., fieldwork or camping can increase the traveller’s risk.

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Additional Information

Certain activities, even during short trips, where there is significant rural, outdoor or night time exposure e.g. fieldwork or camping can increase the traveller’s risk.

10 years if 3 Booster given between 12-24M

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