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Introduction: International travelers are exposed to health risks and may transmit infections before, during, or after travel. Travelers are expected to take vaccinations prior to travel. The current study assessed the factors associated with the practice of pre-travel vaccination among travelers...

Author(s)
Jegede, O. S.; Ahmed Ali; Wondimu Ayele
Publisher
International Travel Medicine Center of Iran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
International Journal of Travel Medicine and Global Health, 2020, 8, 2, pp 58-65
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Pregnant travellers and their offspring are vulnerable to severe outcomes following a wide range of infections. Vaccine-preventable diseases can have a particularly severe course in pregnant women, but little is known about the safety of travel vaccines in pregnant women. We performed a systematic...

Author(s)
Nasser, R.; Rakedzon, S.; Dickstein, Y.; Mousa, A.; Solt, I.; Peterisel, N.; Feldman, T.; Neuberger, A.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2020, 27, 2,
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This paper presents the requirements and recommendations for entry visas for the Hajj and Umra seasons in 2016, as issued by the Ministry of Health of Saudi Arabia. Included are the uptake by travellers of preventive measures (e.g. immunization) for yellow fever, meningococcal meningitis,...

Author(s)
Assiri, A. M.
Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
Weekly Epidemiological Record, 2016, 91, 26/27, pp 331-335
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Purpose of Review: Infectious diseases are a risk when traveling internationally, and it is important to know the potential disease burden of a region and take appropriate preventative actions before traveling. For individuals with HIV, there are special considerations and contradictions for...

Author(s)
Mariano, D.; Smith, D. S.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Current Infectious Disease Reports, 2019, 21, 4, pp 15
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Background: Travellers visiting friends and relatives (VFR) define a specific population of travellers exposed to higher risks for health and safety than tourists. The aim of this study was to assess differentials in pre-travel health care in VFR travellers compared to other travellers. Methods: A...

Author(s)
Ferrara, P.; Masuet-Aumatell, C.; Ramon-Torrell, J. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2019, 19, 1397, pp (28 October 2019)
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Background: The study goal was to assess and compare adverse events (AE) of current vaccinations for travelers under 'real-life conditions'. Method. A prospective observational online questionnaire study was performed from May 2015 till April 2016 in a travel clinic in Germany. Online questionnaire ...

Author(s)
Slesak, G.; Fleck, R.; Scherbaum, H.; Blumenstock, G.; Schäfer, J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tay026
Abstract

This document provides an assessment of the potential health risks related to infectious diseases and other health threats for European Union/European Economic Area citizens during their stay in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj pilgrimage between 19 and 24 August 2018. The following public health risks...

Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Public health risks related to communicable diseases during the 2018 Hajj, Saudi Arabia, 19-24 August 2018, 2018, pp 17 pp.
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Background: Approximately the 8% of travelers requires medical care, with the diagnosis of a vaccine-preventable disease. The aim of our study was to analyze the socio-demographic, health and travel characteristics of the Italian international travelers. Methods: We conducted a cross sectional...

Author(s)
Troiano, G.; Mercone, A.; Bagnoli, A.; Nante, N.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Annals of Global Health, 2017, 83, 2, pp 380-385
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We studied food and water-borne diseases (FWDs), sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), vector-borne diseases (VBDs) and diseases vaccinated against in the Swedish childhood vaccination programme among Swedish international travellers, in order to identify countries associated with a high number of...

Author(s)
Dahl, V.; Wallensten, A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 7, pp e0181625
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Author(s)
Yang, Y. T.; Reiss, D. R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 6, pp tax070

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