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BACKGROUND: Understanding pest incursion pathways is critical for preventing new invasions and for stopping the transfer of alleles that reduce the efficacy of local control methods. The mosquitoes Aedes albopictus (Skuse) and Ae. aegypti (Linnaeus) are both highly invasive disease vectors, and...

Author(s)
Schmidt, T. L.; Chung, J.; Rooyen, A. R. van; Sly, A.; Weeks, A. R.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
Pest Management Science, 2020, 76, 12, pp 4202-4209
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This case report describes the clinical course and management of a 24-year-old woman presented to our Travel and Tropical Medicine Unit with fever and skin lesions that appeared after returning from a 10-day travel for tourism to Kenia. She did not report any previous allergies and did not have any ...

Author(s)
Arsuaga, M.; Miguel, R. de; Trigo, E.; Barreiro, P.; Calle, F. de la; Tarin, E. J.; Loli-Ausejo, D.; Diaz, M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2020, 27, 6,
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Background: More people on immunosuppression live in or wish to travel to yellow fever virus (YFV)-endemic areas. Data on the safety and immunogenicity of yellow fever vaccination (YFVV) during immunosuppression are scarce. The aim of this study was to compare the safety and immunogenicity of a...

Author(s)
Bühler, S.; Jaeger, V. K.; Eperon, G.; Furrer, H.; Fux, C. A.; Jansen, S.; Neumayr, A.; Rochat, L.; Schmid, S.; Schmidt-Chanasit, J.; Staehelin, C.; Visser, A. W. de; Visser, L. G.; Niedrig, M.; Hatz, C.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2020, 27, 6,
Abstract

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
Abstract

For centuries, yellow fever virus infection generated substantial fear among explorers, tourist travellers, workers, military personnel, and others entering areas of transmission. Currently, there is transmission only in some areas of tropical South America and sub-Saharan Africa. When symptomatic, ...

Author(s)
Reno, E. R.; Quan, N. G.; Franco-Paredes, C.; Chastain, D. B.; Chauhan, L.; Rodriguez-Morales, A. J.; Henao-Martínez, A. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Lancet Infectious Diseases, 2020, 20, 6, pp E129-E137
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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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Objective: To assess the risks of public health emergencies, both the indigenous ones and the imported ones, which might occur in the mainland of China in January 2020. Methods: An internet based expert counsel was conducted to analyze the surveillance data of public health emergencies and priority ...

Author(s)
Zhou FengBo; Wang DaYan; Li JingXin; Wang Zhe; Li Yun; Tu WenXiao; Xiang NiJuan; Shi GuoQing
Publisher
Editorial Board of Disease Surveillance, Beijing, China
Citation
Disease Surveillance, 2020, 35, 1, pp 6-9
Abstract

Background: The risk of contracting a travel-related disease does not only depend on the destination of travel and length of the trip, but also on the traveller's own health status. Travel vaccines avert the increase of communicable disease. Awareness of traveller's behaviours and their attitudes...

Author(s)
Akodu, B. A.; Ogwu, F. O.; Abiola, A. H. O.
Publisher
African Online Scientific Information Systems/AOSIS (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town, South Africa
Citation
African Journal of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine, 2019, 11, 1,
Abstract

Southeast Brazil has experienced two large yellow fever (YF) outbreaks since 2016. While the 2016-2017 outbreak mainly affected the states of Espírito Santo and Minas Gerais, the 2017-2018 YF outbreak primarily involved the states of Minas Gerais, São Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro, the latter two of...

Author(s)
Dorigatti, I.; Morrison, S.; Donnelly, C. A.; Garske, T.; Bowden, S.; Grills, A.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2019, 9, 1, pp 20420
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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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