Tick-borne encephalitis in Slovakia – ticks active October to April

The Public Health Office of the Slovak Republic advises that almost 50% of encephalitis during the past five-year period was recorded in the Banskobystrica region. TBE is found mainly in the Slovak Karst, but also on the borders of forests and lowlands. Ticks move in temperatures above zero degrees, and vaccination is recommended for residents or long-stay travellers doing outdoor activities in the area. Read more

Affected Regions


Affected Countries