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Economic downturn results in tick-borne disease upsurge

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Background: The emergence of zoonoses is due both to changes in human activities and to changes in their natural wildlife cycles. One of the most significant vector-borne zoonoses in Europe, tick-borne encephalitis (TBE), doubled in incidence in 1993, largely as a consequence of the socio-economic transition from communism to capitalism and associated environmental changes.

Methods: To test the effect of the current economic recession, unemployment in 2009 and various socio-economic ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1756-3305-4-35

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology
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University of Oxford
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Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology
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Sarah E. Randolph
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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
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Parasites & Vectors Journal website
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4
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Article: 35
Publication date:
2011-03-05
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1756-3305
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uuid:571bb55b-530e-4aaa-bbb6-9aea704fb69e
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ora:5390
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English
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