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Epidemiology of Japanese Encephalitis in the Philippines: A Systematic Review

This article, published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, provides results of a review of Japanese encephalitis (JE) surveillance data to better define the epidemiology of JE in the Philippines. The results demonstrate the endemicity and extensive geographic range of JE in the Philippines, which supports the introduction of JE vaccine into the country’s routine immunization program.

Author: Lopez AL, Aldaba JG, Roque Jr. VG, et al.

Published: 2015

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(Located at journals.plos.org)

Citation: Lopez AL, Aldaba JG, Roque Jr. VG, et al. Epidemiology of Japanese Encephalitis in the Philippines: A Systematic Review. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2015;9(3):e0003630.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Japanese encephalitis

Topics: Introduction and service delivery, Disease burden and surveillance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Asia