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Did you know that you can prevent some types of Encephalitis (inflammation of the brain leading to death and brain injury) that are transmitted by ticks and mosquitoes?
Examples include Japanese Encephalitis and Tick-borne Encephalitis.
Japanese Encephalitis affects areas such as South-East Asia, India, southern China, & the Pacific reaching Australia in 1998.
Tick-borne Encephalitis affects Austria, Germany, southern & central Sweden, France, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Poland, Croatia, Albania, the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania), the Czech & Slovak Republics, Hungary, Russia, Ukraine, some other countries of the former Soviet Union, northern & eastern regions of China.
Talk to your GP about vaccine-preventable forms of Encephalitis!
Download a copy of the Vaccine Preventable Encephalitis Poster
Download a copy of the Infectious Encephalitis. Guidelines for Travellers Factsheet
The Encephalitis Society is the operating name of the Encephalitis Support Group which is a registered Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee.
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