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It is ok to give my child the vaccine for japanese encephalitis before an asia vacation?

Age? According to the cdc website, previous jev vaccine for kids 1-17 is no longer available. The existing vaccine is for kids & adults >17. See: wwwnc.Cdc.Gov/travel/page/child-travel.Htm . Read more...
Also. Cdc notes doctor may choose to administer vaccine off-label in children less than 17 years of age. As of february 2013, Ixiaro approved for use in all of europe for children aes 2 months & up, maybe paving the way for use in the usa soon for children. In your child's case unless vacation is for a month in rural area w/ pigs and rice paddies & lots of outdoor time, vaccine not needed. Read more...
Check to see. if it is endemic in the specific countries or areas of those countries that you plan to visit. See: cdc travel vaccinations. Read more...