What are the side effects of the Japanese encephalitis vaccine?

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Some minor side effects of Japanese encephalitis vaccine include: back pain, cold or flu-like symptoms, diarrhea, headaches, sleep problems, irritation at the injection site, itching, loss of appetite, low fever, muscle or joint pain, nausea, rash, shivering, sweating or vomiting. If you experience any side effects after your first shot of Japanese encephalitis vaccine, tell your doctor before receiving any more doses. If you experience signs of a severe allergic reaction, get immediate medical help. These signs include: hives; swelling of your lips, tongue, throat or face; rapid heartbeat; dizziness; difficulty breathing; and weakness.

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