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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)
Abstract

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

Traveler's vaccination is one of the key strategies for the prevention of infectious diseases during international travel. The risk of acquiring an infectious disease is determined in each case by the characteristics of the traveler and the travel, so the pre-departure medical advice of the...

Author(s)
Arrazola, M. P.; Serrano, A.; López-Vélez, R.
Publisher
Ediciones Doyma S.L., Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiologia Clinica, 2016, 34, 5, pp 315-323
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This journal issue presents recommendations developed by the Committee of Diseases related to travel and imported Diseases (DIAC) and approved by the High Council for Public Health (HCSP) during a meeting held in 24 April 2015. They take into account the data of the National Reference Centre (CNR)...

Publisher
Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Bulletin Épidémiologique Hebdomadaire, 2015, No.21/22, pp 421 pp.
Abstract

The special section on vaccines includes 4 articles with the aim to: discuss issues associated with vaccine hesitancy and potential approaches to addressing these concerns; explore some of the recent outbreaks of measles, mumps, and pertussis as evidence that failure to vaccinate can allow these...

Author(s)
Krilov, L. R.
Publisher
Slack, Thorofare, USA
Citation
Pediatric Annals, 2015, 44, 4, pp e71-e96
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
Abstract

The purpose of this prospective, questionnaire-based study is to assess pre-travel vaccinations and malaria prophylaxis for long-term travellers who receive pre-travel advice in Greece. A total of 4721 travellers were studied from January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2012. Travellers sought...

Author(s)
Pavli, A.; Smeti, P.; Spilioti, A.; Silvestros, C.; Katerelos, P.; Maltezou, H. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2014, 12, 6, Part B, pp 764-770
Abstract

The aim of this prospective, questionnaire-based study is to assess pre-travel vaccinations for international travellers who receive pre-travel advice in Greece. A total of 2494 travellers were studied from January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2010. Travellers sought pre-travel advice at a median...

Author(s)
Pavli, A.; Spilioti, A.; Lymperi, I.; Katerelos, P.; Maltezou, H. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2013, 11, 4, pp 225-230
Abstract

This journal article discusses vaccinations for travellers as part of the recommendations for travelling health professionals in France as of 2012. Vaccinations updates are discussed. Important diseases mentioned include measles, Japanese encephalitis, tick-borne encephalitis, yellow fever,...

Publisher
Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Bulletin Épidémiologique Hebdomadaire, 2012, No.20/21, pp 226-253
Abstract

This paper presents recommendations for international travel based on current available scientific knowledge and medical practices. It addresses the health needs of older travellers, with or without co-morbidities. Some issues discussed include, epidemiology and travel trends, physiological effects ...

Author(s)
Boggild, A.; Ghesquiere, W.; McCarthy, A.
Publisher
Canadian Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canada Communicable Disease Report, 2011, 37, ACS-2, pp 1-24

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