Geographical Distributions

The virus of TBE occurs in definite areas in Europe: Albania, Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Sweden (Fig. 1).

In Germany TBE virus occurs in certain areas in Bavaria, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Hess, Thuringia, and in the Rhineland-Palatinate.

There is an increase of the disease in spring, summer, and early autumn.[6,13,14]

Japanese encephalitis mainly occurs in Japan, China, Eastern Siberia, India, North Thailand, Australia; especially in areas with much water and swamps (Fig. 2). There is a periodic increase in summer.[1-4,15-22]

St. Louis encephalitis occurs in Canada (Ontario), United States (especially in western states and in the southeast), Trinidad, Jamaica, Panama, Brazil, and Argentina (Fig. 3).

An accumulation of disease is regionally limited and increases in summer and early autumn, especially in years with warm and wet weather and great population of mosquitoes.[4,5,9,10,23-30]

Getting Started With Dumbbells

Getting Started With Dumbbells

The use of dumbbells gives you a much more comprehensive strengthening effect because the workout engages your stabilizer muscles, in addition to the muscle you may be pin-pointing. Without all of the belts and artificial stabilizers of a machine, you also engage your core muscles, which are your body's natural stabilizers.

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