TBEV’s first sighting in UK

The BBC is reporting the first detection of ticks infected with the tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) in two areas: on the Hampshire-Dorset border and in Thetford Forest, the UK’s largest man-made forest which spans from the south of Norfolk to the north of Suffolk. The risk to the general public is considered ‘very low’ however precautions are recommended for people moving through areas of long grass. Read more.

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