Jap B Encephalitis??

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1. Posted by el groucho (Budding Member 10 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

Hey, I'm goin on a 3 month trip through Nepal, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, just wondering whether I need a vaccination against Jap B Encephalitis? Any1 have any info on it? Cheers

2. Posted by ukmassage (Inactive 1052 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

yes - if you are travelling to rural areas where this desease is endemic or if there is outbrake of it.

this virus is spread by mosquito bites - so use repellent and wear long sleeved shirts and long trousers in the evenings

3. Posted by Paul_H (Budding Member 29 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!


I'm doing most of the places that your covering and my practice nurse and a specialist travel doctor advised me to have it. Apparently it's quite bad around the borders especially in Cambodia, so I would personally advise you to consider it.