Information on how to access TicoVac® (Tick-Borne Encephalitis Vaccine (whole Virus inactivated)) prescribing information and adverse event reporting can be found at the bottom of the page.
TBE is a rare viral infection of the central nervous system, that affects the brain and spinal cord.3,4 Transmission to humans most commonly occurs through one bite of an infected tick.5
There is no specific treatment for TBE. Most patients with TBE will recover, but up to one third will suffer long-term complications of the disease.7
The following activities (below), whether they be for leisure or work purposes, could result in people being more likely to come into contact with ticks:6,7
Ticks carrying the TBE virus are usually active from early spring to late autumn and are generally found close to the ground in forested or grassy areas, including parks and gardens, as well as meadows.6
You may know that ticks can transmit Lyme disease,7 but are you aware that in certain parts of Europe and Asia, they can also carry TBE?3 Vaccination can help to prevent TBE and should be considered when travelling to the following countries:5,8,9
TicoVac (Tick-Borne Encephalitis Vaccine (whole Virus inactivated)) 0.5 ml Suspension for injection in a prefilled syringe
TicoVac Junior (Tick-Borne Encephalitis Vaccine (whole Virus inactivated)) 0.25 ml Suspension for injection in a pre-filled syringe
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