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Background: According to 2016 World Health Organization and United Nations Children's Fund country estimates, Eritrea has overall high vaccination coverage with immunization rates for three doses of diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis and polio vaccine of 95%, for two doses measles vaccine of 85% and for...

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Staehelin, C.; Chernet, A.; Sydow, V.; Piso, R. J.; Suter-Riniker, F.; Funez, S.; Nickel, B.; Paris, D. H.; Labhardt, N. D.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2019, 26, 6, pp taz035
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Before visiting the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, which will be taking place from 14 June to 15 July, visitors should ensure that all their vaccinations are up-to-date in accordance with the recommended immunisation schedule in their country of residence. This is particularly important for...

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Rapid risk assessment: mass gathering event, FIFA world cup, Russia 2018, 2018, pp 13 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...

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Troiano, G.; Mercone, A.; Bagnoli, A.; Nante, N.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Annals of Global Health, 2017, 83, 2, pp 380-385
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This handbook provides easy-to-understand, practical information on routinely recommended preventive vaccines for persons of all ages. It is divided into 4 parts. Part I provides an overview on vaccines, including vaccine facts, patient concerns about receiving vaccines, common vaccine types, and...

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Tan, T. Q.; Flaherty, J. P.; Gerbie, M. V.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
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The vaccine handbook: a practitioner's guide to maximizing use and efficacy across the lifespan, 2017, pp 272 pp.
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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...

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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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Background: The annual Hajj and Umrah are one of the largest recurring religious mass gatherings across the globe drawing pilgrims from more than 185 countries. The living circumstances and activities of the pilgrims may create an environment for the occurrence and spread of communicable diseases....

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Al-Tawfiq, J. A.; Gautret, P.; Memish, Z. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2017, 19, pp 2-7
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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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Objectives: Vaccination against serious bacterial infections is recommended for Hajj pilgrims. Although the uptake of mandatory vaccines among Hajj pilgrims is acceptable, the uptake of other recommended vaccines remains suboptimal. In this study, we have explored the barriers to vaccination...

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Tashani, M.; Alfelali, M.; Azeem, M. I.; Fatema, F. N.; Barasheed, O.; Alqahtani, A. S.; Tekin, H.; Rashid, H.; Booy, R.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Postgraduate Medicine, 2016, 128, 6, pp 541-547
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Background. The travel clinic in Lausanne serves a catchment area of 700 000 of inhabitants and provides pre- and post-travel consultations. This study describes the profile of attendees before departure, their travel patterns and the travel clinic practices in terms of vaccination over time....

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Boubaker, R.; Meige, P.; Mialet, C.; Buffat, C. N.; Widmer, F.; Rochat, J.; Fossati, A. H.; Souvannaraj-Blanchant, M.; Payot, S.; Rochat, L.; Vallière, S. de; Genton, B.; D'Acremont, V.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2016, 23, 1, pp tav017
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Sequential or co-administration of vaccines has potential to alter the immune response to any of the antigens. Existing literature suggests that prior immunisation of tetanus/diphtheria-containing vaccines can either enhance or suppress immune response to conjugate pneumococcal or meningococcal...

Author(s)
Tashani, M.; Alfelali, M.; Barasheed, O.; Alqahtani, A. S.; Heron, L.; Wong, M.; Rashid, H.; Booy, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2016, 34, 48, pp 5929-5937

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