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I Hope You've Had Your Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination...

Post by General Mackevili » Tue Aug 12, 2014 6:36 am

Good news: Dengue Fever is down

Bad news: Japanese encephalitis is up





The number of dengue cases in the Kingdom is continuing to dwindle, but health officials noted a spike of rainy season-induced Japanese encephalitis over the weekend.

On Saturday alone, 112 children at Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospital were diagnosed with encephalitis – brain-swelling – that was caused in approximately 40 of the cases by Japanese encephalitis, a severe mosquito-borne infection with a one-in-four fatality rate. Although the virus is thought to be endemic in the region, there is no nationwide data on infections and mortality, and, though vaccine-preventable, there isn’t national immunisation.

“We have to get more people vaccinated for Japanese encephalitis to reduce transmission,” said Dr Dennis Laurent of Kantha Bopha, which is offering free vaccines to children.

Meanwhile, the hospital reported an 80 per cent reduction in cases of dengue haemorrhagic fever over the same period last year.

The National Centre for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria reported on Saturday that there have been 12 deaths and.....

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Re: I Hope You've Had Your Japanese Encephalitis Vaccinatio

Post by 0to60 » Tue Aug 12, 2014 7:16 am

Last I checked that shot cost 250$. That was in '98.
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Re: I Hope You've Had Your Japanese Encephalitis Vaccinatio

Post by wackyjacky » Tue Aug 12, 2014 8:21 am

F*ck ! I had the 1st 2 in PP and then the Russian doctor down here in SHV told me to skip it - that there is vitually no JE in Cambodia. The dipshit is going to cost me an extra $200.
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Re: I Hope You've Had Your Japanese Encephalitis Vaccinatio

Post by Kuroneko » Tue Aug 12, 2014 9:44 am

0to60 wrote:Last I checked that shot cost 250$. That was in '98.
A bit cheaper now! Japanese encephalitis vaccination is $24 at Pasteur Institute Phnom Penh. http://www.pasteur-kh.org/services/inte ... rice-list/
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Re: I Hope You've Had Your Japanese Encephalitis Vaccinatio

Post by wackyjacky » Tue Aug 12, 2014 10:49 am

Kuroneko wrote:
0to60 wrote:Last I checked that shot cost 250$. That was in '98.
A bit cheaper now! Japanese encephalitis vaccination is $24 at Pasteur Institute Phnom Penh. http://www.pasteur-kh.org/services/inte ... rice-list/
Thanks for that. I paid big $$ at SOS and especially at CT here in SV.
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Re: I Hope You've Had Your Japanese Encephalitis Vaccinatio

Post by Sailorman » Tue Aug 12, 2014 11:13 am

Got mine in Pattaya a couple years ago for about $25.us
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Re: I Hope You've Had Your Japanese Encephalitis Vaccinatio

Post by potty » Tue Aug 12, 2014 11:16 am

good morning...

i think the vaccination lasts only one year.

no vaccination lasts for a life or so.

also, there are different vaccines.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_e ... is_vaccine
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Re: I Hope You've Had Your Japanese Encephalitis Vaccinatio

Post by StroppyChops » Tue Aug 12, 2014 11:16 am

Anyone know if physically administering the injection is included in the price at the Pasteur Institute? Also, for those that have had the JE shot, any side effects?
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Re: I Hope You've Had Your Japanese Encephalitis Vaccinatio

Post by wackyjacky » Tue Aug 12, 2014 11:22 am

IME, no side effects. You need 3 shots a month apart.
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Re: I Hope You've Had Your Japanese Encephalitis Vaccinatio

Post by StroppyChops » Tue Aug 12, 2014 11:46 am

Thanks WJ
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