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Volume 6, Number 1—February 2000

Perspective

Japanese Encephalitis Immunization in South Korea: Past, Present, and Future

Young Mo SohnComments to Author 
Author affiliation: Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea

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Table 1

The Japanese encephalitis (JE) epidemic forecast program, South Korea

Year Date of attention Date of alarm Date index case diagnosed Provincea
1975 6/24 8/19 8/22 South Cholla
1976 6/25 8/18 9/10 South Cholla
1977 6/20 8/ 9 8/18 Cheju
1978 6/23 8/16 8/22 South Cholla
1979 6/20 8/ 7 8/30 South Cholla
1980 6/16 8/22 8/28 South Cholla
1981 6/26 8/19 8/22 Kyonggi
1982 6/14 7/23 8/ 6 South Cholla
1983 5/24 8/16 8/23 South Cholla
1984 6/5 8/16 - NAb
1985 5/21 8/20 - NA
1986 5/22 8/25 - NA
1987 5/21 7/30 8/11 South Cholla
1988 5/30 8/10 9/8 South Cholla
1989 5/25 8/25 - South Cholla
1990 5/23 8/21 9/26 South Cholla
1991 5/23 7/31 7/29 Kyonggi
1992 5/13 8/13 8/24 South Cholla
1993 6/1 8/10 8/12 Cheju
1994 5/20 8/4 9/6 South Cholla
1995 5/11 8/24 - South Cholla
1996 5/23 8/13 South Cholla
1997 5/27 6/20 Kyonggi
1998 5/7 8/13 8/6 South Cholla

aProvince is the place where JE virus was first isolated in that year.
bNot available.

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