Vaccination for Japanese Encephalitis

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    To reduce the chance of getting infected, use insect repellent and wear long pants and sleeves; sleep in air-conditioned or well-screened rooms or use bed nets and a vaccine against JE is available. JE vaccine is recommended for travelers who plan to spend at least 1 month in endemic areas during the JE virus transmission season. Vaccine should also be considered for the following: short-term (less than 1 month) travelers to endemic areas during the transmission season, if they plan to travel outside an urban area and their activities will increase the risk of exposure.
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