Cases of Japanese encephalitis in Hanoi, Vietnam

The Hanoi Department of Health has recorded 9 cases of Japanese encephalitis, 6 of whom were diagnosed in the past week.

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Advice For Travellers

Travellers to areas where this virus is circulating can reduce their risk of exposure to Japanese encephalitis virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Vaccination against Japanese encephalitis is recommended, especially if visiting rural rice growing areas.

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