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Reliable surveillance of tick-borne encephalitis in European countries is necessary to improve the quality of vaccine recommendations


Paweł Stefanoff, Aleksandra Polkowska, Cristina Giambi, Daniel Levy-Bruhl, Darina O’Flanagan, Luca Dematte, Pierluigi Lopalco, Jolita Mereckiene, Kari Johansen, Fortunato D’Ancona; VENICE project gatekeepers, contact persons group.


Vaccine 2011; 29: 1283-8.

An interesting overview of vaccination programmes against tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) in EU countries. We documented that most countries recommended vaccination of persons residing in and visiting endemic areas. However, only one country has defined what is considered an endemic area and published a list of endemic areas on its territory.

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