By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

In a follow-up on the tularemia situation in Sweden, health officials (Folkhalsomyndigheten) reported an additional 100 cases during the past week, bringing the total to near 800.


The slowdown in new cases continue continues with 100 reported cases of illness, which can be compared with just over 150 reports per week since the end of July.

Most new cases of illness are reported from places in the Dalarna and Gävleborg region, but even more spread of infection than during a normal year occur locally in other regions, mainly in Norrland.

The number of reported cases of harpest (tularemia) in humans varies from year to year, in recent years there have been reported between about 100 to over 800 cases per year.


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