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Vaccine Strategies for the Control and Prevention of Japanese Encephalitis in Mainland China, 1951–2011

This article, published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, reviews and discusses strategies for the promotion and expansion of vaccination programs to reduce the incidence of Japanese encephalitis throughout China and Asia. It discusses the disease burden of Japanese encephalitis within China, and how vaccines and other public health interventions have dramatically decreased the incidence of the disease over the years.

Author: Gao X, Li X, Li M, et al.

Published: 2014

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Citation: Gao X, Li X, Li M, et al. Vaccine Strategies for the Control and Prevention of Japanese Encephalitis in Mainland China, 1951–2011. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2014;8(8):e3015.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Japanese encephalitis

Topics: Disease burden and surveillance, Vaccine safety and performance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Asia