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.
Japanese Encephalitis has been detected at a pig farm in Tambunan, Malaysia. The Malaysia Department of Veterinary Services has started inspections at all seven pig farms in the vicinity.
Japanese encephalitis outbreak in Assam, India, reporting 190 cases and 49 deaths, as of July 5.
Twenty-one people have died from infection with Japanese Encephalitis in Assam, India. So far there have been 69 total cases, according to a senior official of the Union Health Ministry.
On Tuesday, June 25, the Taiwan Disease Control Agency reported three new cases of Japanese encephalitis.
The Jharkhand, India health department reported a 35-year-old man in Dumka is infected with Japanese Encephalitis.
So far in 2019, there have been seven cases of Japanese encephalitis reported in Taiwan.
Seventeen children have died in Bihar from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome and Japanese Encephalitis. Several children have also been admitted to hospitals with high fevers.
Taiwan Health officials reported two cases of Japanese encephalitis in the Eastern District of Chiayi City and the Zuoying District of Kaohsiung City.
The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control reported the first case of Japanese encephalitis in 2019 in a 60-year-old man from Kaohsiung City.