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

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.

Medical Management Guidelines (MMGs)

The MMGs are intended to aid healthcare professionals involved in emergency response to effectively decontaminate patients, protect themselves and others from contamination, communicate with other involved personnel, efficiently transport patients to a medical facility, and provide competent medical evaluation and treatment to exposed persons.