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Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Approved for Children — Physician’s First Watch

Medical News |
May 22, 2013

Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Approved for Children

By The Editors

The Japanese encephalitis vaccine Ixiaro, previously approved for use in those aged 17 and older, is now approved for children as young as 2 months old.

In a news release, the manufacturer noted that it is the first time in nearly 2 years that traveling children and children of military personnel deployed to Asia will be able to receive a licensed vaccine against Japanese encephalitis.

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