A full course of the TBE vaccine includes 3 vaccines – The first two doses are given around 14 days apart, followed by the third dose given 5-12 months later.
The TBE vaccine provides 3 years of protection, a booster jab is advised every 3-years for ongoing protection.
No, these are 2 distinct diseases with different symptoms and risks. Lyme disease is a bacterial disease, whereas tick-borne encephalitis is caused by a virus. Both are typically by ticks which is why confusion often arises.
The TBE vaccination is inactivated and does not contain live organisms, therefore it cannot make you ill.