Tick-Borne Encephalitis (TBE) is a Growing public health challenge spreading across Europe
- Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) can be life-threatening, and lead to severe neurological sequelae.
- There is no effective treatment for TBE.
Focus on tick-borne encephalitis (TBE)
TBE is one of the most serious diseases that can be passed on by tick bites. Help protect your patients against TBE so they can safely enjoy time outdoors.
- TBE can be transmitted within minutes from tick’s saliva.
- TBE is a serious disease that can lead to permanent brain damage or even death.
- Up to 2 out of 100 people infected with TBE die.*
*This number applies to the European variant.
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