Cases of Japanese encephalitis in Hanoi, Vietnam

There are reports of 11 cases of Japanese encephalitis in Hanoi.

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Advice For Travellers

Short-term travellers and those who restrict their visits to urban areas are usually at very low risk. However, with reports of this infection in the urban area of Hanoi, all travellers can reduce their risk of exposure to Japanese encephalitis virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites and obtaining a vaccination against Japanese encephalitis.