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Am I at risk of TBE?

Vaccination to help prevent tick-borne encephaltis (TBE) is recommended for the following countries:1,4

Countries where vaccination against TBE is recommended 1,4


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Certain activities increase your risk of catching TBE

You can be bitten by an infected tick at any time of year, but tick activity is at its highest during the Spring and early Summer. 2

Ticks are generally found in forested or grassy areas. Activities that take place in these areas therefore increase the risk of TBE, this includes walking, hiking, cycling and camping. 2 However as ticks can also be found in parks and gardens you don't have to be in the countryside to get bitten. 3

PP-VAC-GBR-0696 April 2018