Japanese encephalitis vaccine: need of the hour in endemic states of India.

  title={Japanese encephalitis vaccine: need of the hour in endemic states of India.},
  author={Ramesh C. Verma},
  journal={Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics},
  volume={8 4},
Japanese encephalitis (JE), a mosquito-borne arboviral infection, is the leading cause of viral encephalitis in Asia. Most worldwide cases of JE are reported annually from the People's Republic of China (PRC), Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, the Indian subcontinent, and parts of Oceania. JE virus is transmitted by Culex mosquitoes particularly of the Culex vishnui group (C. tritaeniorhynchus). Humans get infected following a bite by an infected mosquito. However, since humans cannot transmit… CONTINUE READING


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