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Prevention of Japanese encephalitis

Medications used to prevent Japanese encephalitis:

Some of the different medications in the possible prevention of Japanese encephalitis include:

  • Japanese Encephalitis Virus Vaccine (inactivated)
  • JE-Vax

Note:You must always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

Clinical Trials for Japanese encephalitis

Some of the clinical trials for Japanese encephalitis include:

Latest Treatments for Japanese encephalitis

Some of the more recent treatments for Japanese encephalitis include:

Prevention of Japanese encephalitis:

Information on Aedes japonicus: DVBID (Excerpt)

As with other biting insects, the use of protective clothing (i.e., long-sleeved shirts and long pants) and insect repellent is recommended to prevent bites. (Source: excerpt from Information on Aedes japonicus: DVBID)

Questions and Answers About Japanese Encephalitis: DVBID (Excerpt)

Japanese encephalitis vaccine is recommended for persons who plan to reside in areas where Japanese encephalitis is endemic or epidemic (residence during a transmission season). Risk for acquiring Japanese encephalitis is highly variable within the endemic regions (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Japanese Encephalitis: DVBID)

Questions and Answers About Japanese Encephalitis: DVBID (Excerpt)

Estimates suggest that risk of Japanese encephalitis in highly endemic areas during the transmission season can reach 1 per 5,000 per month of exposure; risk for most short-term travelers may be 1 per million. Although Japanese encephalitis vaccine is reactogenic, rates of serious allergic reactions (generalized urticaria or angioedema) are low (1 to 104 per 10,000). Advanced age may be a risk factor for developing symptomatic illness after infection. Japanese encephalitis acquired during pregnancy carries the potential for intrauterine infection and fetal death. These special factors should be considered when advising elderly persons and pregnant women who plan visits to areas where Japanese encephalitis is endemic. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Japanese Encephalitis: DVBID)

Prevention Claims: Japanese encephalitis

Information on prevention of Japanese encephalitis comes from many sources. There are some sources that claim preventive benefits for many different diseases for various products. We may present such information in the hope that it may be useful, however, in some cases claims of Japanese encephalitis prevention may be dubious, invalid, or not recognized in mainstream medicine. Please discuss any treatment, discontinuation of treatment, or change of treatment plans with your doctor or professional medical specialist.


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