Japanese encephalitis is recommended for travellers who are to spend more than one month in rural areas of high-risk regions especially around flooded rice fields and fields with flooding irrigation.1 If you are likely to travel to an area where Japanese encephalitis exists try to avoid mosquito bites by:3
Each time you plan to travel, show your doctor or travel medicine specialist, your travel itinerary at least 6-8 weeks before you leave4 to check if you need to take any precautionary measures against Japanese encephalitis.
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