The Easter walk in the forest lurks an invisible danger. Rising temperatures and density provide increased Ticks. The center for travel medicine (CRM) points.

Because Sport and exercise in the surroundings, in contrast to trips or excursions is allowed everywhere, it is likely that people with spring-like temperatures to be amplified Outdoors.

doctor Tomas Jelinek advises to bear in Green long pants and closed-toe shoes. Tick-protection for Rubbing or Spraying are also useful.

After the trip should throats in addition, the ticks preferred regions of the body such as the knees, armpits, pubic area, navel, belly folds and the area to be searched behind the ears thoroughly.

the quick removal of a tick lowering the risk of disease.

gallery: Local stinging insects in the Overview

summer can tick early, tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) and Lyme disease is not transmitted.

Against TBE is vaccination, the Permanent vaccination Commission STIKO for all of the tick-Exposed is recommended in high-risk areas. Among the länder with the highest TBE risk of Transmission of Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg.

Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa)

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