The first Japanese encephalitis virus vaccine, JE-Vax was licensed in 1992.
We currently use Ixiaro, a Japanese encephalitis virus vaccine that was approved in 2009 and is recommended for some children aged 2 months through 16 years and adults who are traveling to endemic areas during the JE virus transmission season.
More on Japanese Encephalitis Vaccines
- Is the Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine the Stupidest Vaccine Known to Man?
- Why Are Vaccine Schedules Different in Each Country?
- CDC – Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination: What Everyone Should Know
- CDC – Japanese Encephalitis VIS
- Japanese Encephalitis ACIP Vaccine Recommendations
- Yellow Book – Japanese Encephalitis
- FDA – Ixiaro (package insert)
- FDA – JE-Vax (package insert)
- A Look at Each Vaccine : JEV