In 2019, Sweden is experiencing its largest outbreak of tularaemia in over 50 years. The outbreak started in July and as at 6 October 2019, a total of 979 cases have been reported. Here, we report the demographic features of cases and geographical distribution of the outbreak. We also provide evidence that the predominant route of transmission is via mosquito bites and want to make visitors aware of risks in endemic areas.

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