Vaccine preventable disease

Japanese Encephalitis Virus vaccine was running low, here is what you need to know

Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) is relatively unknown, even though it has been the leading cause of viral encephalitis in Asia for the last 20 years. The disease is a mosquito-borne viral infection, which has spread from East Asia to the Oceania region in the last two decades and could spread further into mainland Australia in the coming years. There were false reports that vaccines for JEV were in short supply, which raised concerns, especially in the Philippines. This then lead [...]