Synergies in community and institutional public health emergency preparedness for tick-borne diseases in the Netherlands
The present report is concerned with the emerging infection of tick-borne encephalitis in the Netherlands — the two first endemic cases occurring in July 2016 — in the larger context of a widespread and increasing incidence of lyme borreliosis.
Tick-borne encephalitis - Annual Epidemiological Report 2016 [2014 data]
2 057 cases of tick-borne encephalitis were reported to TESSy in 2014, 1 986 of which were confirmed (96.5%).
Factsheet on tick-borne encephalitis, for healthcare professionals
The factsheet provides concise key information on tick-borne encephalitis for medical purposes. It is appropriate for use in both endemic and non-endemic areas. (Adaptable templates available)
Leaflet on tick-borne encephalitis for the general public living in endemic areas
The leaflet provides information about ticks, the risk, the prevention of tick bites and how to react in the case of a tick bite, and sets out the symptoms for each of the potential tickborne diseases. (Adaptable templates available)
Information sheet on tick-borne encephalitis for the general public living in endemic areas
The information sheet is mainly intended for people living in endemic areas who have been bitten by (a) tick(s) so as to inform them primarily about the symptoms that they have to be aware of. (Adaptable templates available)