Tick-borne Encephalitis — Germany
The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) is reporting (computer translated) an increase in cases of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) year to date in Germany.
Through 7 Sep , 535 cases have been reported; which is an increase of 14 percent over the same period in 2018, a record year for TBE in Germany.
Of the cases, 89 percent (477) have been reported from Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria states in southern Germany.
Health officials suggest the increase may be due to the recommended measures