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The health recommendations for travellers in 2002, provided by the French Health Service are outlined, including vaccinations for yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, tickborne encephalitis, meningococcal meningitis, hepatitis A and B, typhoid, and rabies. The epidemiology, prevention, risk...

Publisher
Institut de Veille Sanitaine, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Bulletin Épidémiologique Hebdomadaire, 2002, No.24, pp 111-121
Abstract

Recent advances in travel medicine include the use of computer resources to obtain information on outbreaks and recommendations to travelers, the introduction of atovaquone/proguanil as chemoprophylaxis and treatment for malaria, the use of azithromycin as an alternative in the self-treatment of...

Author(s)
Chen, L. H.; Wilson, M. E.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Current Infectious Disease Reports, 2002, 4, 1, pp 50-58
Abstract

This supplement contains medical guidelines for airline passengers experiencing or having the following conditions during flight: flight stress, hypobaric hypoxia and cardiovascular diseases, deep vein thrombosis, respiratory diseases (infectious and non-infectious), pregnant, diseases involving...

Publisher
Aerospace Medical Association, Alexandria, USA
Citation
Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine, 2003, 74, 5(2), pp A1-A19
Abstract

The care of the traveling child has become more complex and specialized as vaccine developments and recommendations have evolved. Differences in the pediatric immune response and the rationale for vaccine use or omission at certain ages must be considered. Protecting children from travel-related...

Author(s)
Mackell, S. M.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2003, 37, 11, pp 1508-1516
Abstract

For older populations, most of whom are women, preventing illnesses and deaths through the use of vaccines is a leading public health challenge. Our understanding about how age and sex affect the immune system is limited, and basic and translational research aimed at improving vaccines and immune...

Author(s)
Gardner, P.; Pabbatireddy, S.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2004, 10, 11, pp 1990-1995
Abstract

This paper reviews the current epidemiological threat of vaccine-preventable infections among travellers. The incidence of infections that can be prevented by required (yellow fever), routine (diphtheria, tetanus, poliomyelitis, measles and hepatitis B) and recommended (influenza, hepatitis A,...

Author(s)
Steffen, R.; Connor, B. A.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2005, 12, 1, pp 26-35
Abstract

This article describes the types of vaccines that should be routinely administered to all human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected adult travellers, which are also part of standard care in most areas. These include tetanus-diphtheria-inactivated polio vaccine, measles-mumps-rubella vaccine,...

Author(s)
Chadwick, D. R.; Geretti, A. M.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Hagerstown, USA
Citation
AIDS, 2007, 21, 7, pp 787-794
Abstract

Vaccine recommendations for travellers are based on individual risk assessments of multiple factors, most importantly the destination and duration of the impending trip. Many people undertake frequent trips, but existing WHO, CDC and national advisory board recommendations do not explicitly...

Author(s)
Leder, K.; Chen, L. H.; Wilson, M. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2012, 30, 15, pp 2600-2604
Abstract

We describe travelers who were evaluated pre-travel to Brazil from March 2008 through July 2010 in the Boston area. Of 599 Brazil travelers, 71%, 58%, and 50% received vaccines for yellow fever (YF), typhoid, and hepatitis A, respectively. Fewer received influenza and hepatitis B vaccines (14%,...

Author(s)
Iliaki, E.; Chen, L. H.; Hamer, D. H.; Macleod, W. B.; Jentes, E. S.; Barnett, E. D.; Wilson, M. E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2014, 21, 3, pp 214-217
Abstract

This paper presents the 2014 health recommendations for travellers. It includes: vaccination against cholera, Japanese encephalitis, tickborne encephalitis, yellow fever, typhoid, seasonal influenza, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, invasive meningococcal disease, rabies, rotavirus, measles and...

Publisher
Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Bulletin Épidémiologique Hebdomadaire, 2014, No.16/17, pp 264-311

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