Lots of nature and deer, which means a higher risk of ticks: “Make sure you have tick tweezers at home” (Hoeilaart)

“Enjoy nature, but be aware that there are ticks and take precautions,” says Frank Vermoesen, chairman of Natuurpunt Meise. © jhw

Tervuren/ Hoeilaart

In the periphery around Brussels, Tervuren and Hoeilaart appear to be the municipalities with a greatly increased risk of ticks, according to data from the Flemish government. Natuurpunt argues that panic football should not be practiced. “Always take your precautions, ticks are everywhere.”

Joris Herpol and Joost van Liefferinge

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