Funding for this research was provided by:
Svenska Forskningsrådet Formas
Nyckelfonden at Örebro University hospital
Received: 15 January 2020
Accepted: 24 March 2020
First Online: 8 April 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Human TBE incidence data that was used in the analysis had been collected by epidemiologists at the Public Health Agency of Sweden. The data is freely available on the internet.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.