Are tick-borne diseases increasing in northern Sweden?

Last changed: 18 February 2022
Ticks in laboratory, photo.

A changing climate means changing geographical distributions of infectious diseases, especially those that are transmitted by insects and ticks. In this project, ticks collected from animals and people in northern Sweden will provide researchers with a basis for developing advice and recommendations that can help reduce tick-borne infection.

Go to the Swedish version of this page to read more and to find contact details for the researchers involved.


The one-year project was launched in 2018 and was financed by SLU Future One Health (previously SLU Future Animals, Nature and Health).

SLU Future One Health supports interdisciplinary research that is part of the One Health concept – optimal health and welfare for both humans and animals in sustainable ecosystems.

Read more about SLU Future One Health, ongoing research projects and forthcoming funding opportunities.