Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine (In-Clinic)
Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine (In-Clinic)
By: DA Clinic
Service Overview
Japanese encephalitis (JE) is a disease spread through mosquito bites. Symptoms include fever, headache, vomiting, confusion, and difficulty moving. Symptoms that develop later include swelling around the brain and coma. JE is a serious disease that may cause death. In mild climates in northern Asia the risk for JE is greater in the summer and fall. In tropical and subtropical areas, there is a risk year-round.
Service Description

Vaccination is recommended for:

1. Long-term travellers (i.e. trips lasting a month or more) to endemic areas mainly South Asia, Southeast Asia and Western Pacific countries

2. Travellers to an area with an ongoing outbreak of Japanese encephalitis

3. Travelling extensively in rural/agricultural areas

Dosage information:

Two doses spaced at least 28 days apart, can be given from 9 months onward.

Booster dose may be given 1-2 years after first to confer long-term protection in children below 18 years of age.

Booster dose may be required for adults after 5 years

When to be vaccinated:

At least 6 weeks before your trip:

Adults: age 18–65 can get the second dose as early as 7 days after the first dose. The last dose should be given at least 1 week before travel. 

Clinic Locations:  

What happens after you book:  

  • You will receive an email link for appointment scheduling. Please select your preferred date and time at your choice of clinic location.  
  • Head down to the choice of clinic at the selected timeslot!