Japanese Encephalitis is a viral infection transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. Symptoms are sometimes mild including fever and headache. More severe infections can occur including neck pain and stiffness, disorientation, coma, tremors, and convulsions. Fatality rates vary by report, but can be between 0.3-60%. (5)
Japanese Encephalitis vaccine is often recommended when traveling in rural areas of Asia.
Denver Travel Medicine Clinic does administer Japanese Encephalitis vaccine.