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Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

Submitted by lsekela on July 24, 2019 - 02:03 PM

This report updates the 2010 recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding prevention of Japanese encephalitis among US travelers and laboratory workers. The report summarizes the epidemiology of Japanese encephalitis, describes the US approved Japanese encephalitis vaccine, and provides recommendations for its use.

Content Source:

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

Content Author:

Susan L. Hills, Emmanuel B. Walter, Robert L. Atmar, Marc Fischer