Statement By Bali Department of Health to refute news reports on outbreak - Nov 09, 2018
The Bali Government's Department of Health has issued a statement to refute the claims in the media there is an outbreak of Japanese encephalitis in Bali.
The head of the Bali Depatrment of Health today reported that:
1. There is a false information regarding disease outbreak in Bali.
2. In January 2018 there was only one reported case with negative test result and no death reported.
3. Between 1 – 30 April 2018 there were 101.78% of children from the age of 9 – 15 years old who have been vaccinated.
4. There are prevention programs ongoing such as regular vaccination programs and mosquito control in the community.