Autochthonous cases of tick-borne encephalitis, Belgium, 2020

Anke Stoefs, Leo Heyndrickx, Jonathan De Winter, Evelien Coeckelbergh, Barbara Willekens, Alicia Alonso-Jiménez, Anne-Marie Tuttino, Yvette Geerts, Kevin Ariën, Marjan Van Esbroeck

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Abstract

We report 3 confirmed autochthonous tick-borne encephalitis cases in Belgium diagnosed during summer 2020. Clinicians should include this viral infection in the differential diagnosis for patients with etiologically unexplained neurologic manifestations, even for persons without recent travel history.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume27
Issue number8
ISSN1080-6040
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 2021

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