Are there any risks in taking the Japanese encephalitis vaccine?

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The risk of serious side effects from taking the Japanese encephalitis vaccine is very low. These risks may be higher if you have a history of allergies, so discuss your risks with your doctor to determine whether the benefits outweigh the risks when considering vaccination. Japanese encephalitis is a serious disease. The health risks of infection from this type of encephalitis are much more serious than the risks of taking this vaccine.

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