13 Aug 2015

Japanese encephalitis vaccine (Ixiaro): rapid schedule

Japanese encephalitis vaccine has changed to include an accelerated schedule Japanese encephalitis vaccine (Ixiaro): rapid schedule

The marketing authority for Ixiaro® Japanese encephalitis vaccine has changed to include an accelerated schedule. Adults 18-65 years of age can be vaccinated as follows: first dose  at day 0,  second dose, 7 days after the first dose.

Primary immunisation should be completed at least one week prior to potential exposure to Japanese encephalitis virus. For further information refer to the revised Summary of Product Characteristics.

NaTHNaC Webinar Series: Reminder

Getting to Grips with common clinical queries to the advice line Read more

Easter travel

Prepare in advance for a safe and enjoyable trip abroad Read more

Zika virus risk in Myanmar upgraded to moderate

Implications for pregnant women, women planning pregnancy and their partners Read more

Yellow fever cases in travellers

Cases of yellow fever in unvaccinated travellers who travelled to risk areas in Brazil have been reported recently Read more

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more
Back to Top

VIEW FULL INDEX