12 Jun 2018

Green Book – updated chapter: Japanese encephalitis

The Japanese encephalitis chapter in the Green Book (Immunisation against infectious diseases) has been updated Green Book – updated chapter: Japanese encephalitis

Public Health England have published updated information and guidance on Japanese encephalitis (JE) (Immunisation against infectious disease: Japanese encephalitis. Chapter 20; updated June 11 2018).

This revised chapter includes:

  • Information about JE transmission
  • New guidance on the use of a rapid schedule of JE vaccine for children from 2 months and adults over 65 years
  • Updated information on the timing of JE vaccine booster doses for different age groups

For specific information for individual countries please go to our Country Information pages.


Update to rabies risk for Estonia

NaTHNaC has reviewed and updated the rabies recommendations for Estonia Read more

MHRA issue a reminder for healthcare professionals administering yellow fever vaccine

This alert highlights two reports of fatal adverse reactions to yellow fever vaccine and the importance of a detailed risk assessment before vaccination Read more

Country Focus: Pakistan

Pre-travel advice for those going to Pakistan Read more

Notice for Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres: Leaving the EU – yellow fever vaccine supply

NaTHNaC receives reassurance that contingencies for continuous yellow fever vaccine supply to the UK are robust and sustainable in the event of a ‘no deal’ EU Exit Read more

Travellers’ diarrhoea: factsheet update

Advice on the use of antibiotics for standby treatment of diarrhoea has been updated Read more
Back to Top