There are effective and safe vaccines against the TBE virus, and immunisation is recommended for people who live in TBE risk areas or who frequently visit forests and grasslands in TBE risk areas.View preventive measures
Communication toolkit on tick-borne disease
Communication materials to support awareness campaigns on tick-borne diseases and their prevention. Target audiences: children, travellers, general public living in endemic areas, healthcare practitioners.View toolkit
Ticks can carry diseases. Tick-borne diseases are preventable. Ticks are found only in certain geographical areas in Europe.Read key messages
Argas (Persicargas) persicus (Oken, 1818) (Ixodida: Argasidae) in Sicily with considerations about its Italian and West-Mediterranean distributionArchived
Prevention and control
There are effective and safe vaccines against TBE. Immunisation is recommended for people who live in TBE risk areas or who frequently visit forests and grasslands in risk areas.