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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.
Abstract

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...

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

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

Vaccination guidelines for international travellers in Spain are presented. Routine vaccination is offered for the following diseases: hepatitis B, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, Haemophilus influenza b, poliomyelitis, group c meningococci, pneumococcal disease, measles, mumps, rubella, human...

Author(s)
Fernández, M.; Mollar, J.; Martínez, H.; Díez, A.
Publisher
Unitat d'Educació per a la Salut, Valencia, Spain
Citation
Viure en Salut, 2014, No.102, pp 15-16
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

Vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs) are costly at both the individual and societal levels. The most common VPDs recorded in travellers are enteric (typhoid or paratyphoid B) fever, acute viral hepatitis, influenza, varicella, measles, pertussis and bacterial meningitis. Travellers suffering from...

Author(s)
Gautret, P.; Botelho-Nevers, E.; Brouqui, P.; Parola, P.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 2012, 18, s5, pp 77-84
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

Vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) threaten international travelers, but little is known about their epidemiology in this group. We analyzed records of 37,542 ill returned travelers entered into the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network database. Among 580 (1.5%) with VPDs, common diagnoses included...

Author(s)
Boggild, A. K.; Castelli, F.; Gautret, P.; Torresi, J.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Barnett, E. D.; Greenaway, C. A.; Lim PohLian; Schwartz, E.; Wilder-Smith, A.; Wilson, M. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2010, 28, 46, pp 7389-7395
Abstract

The importance of vaccination in travel is discussed in this chapter. Vaccines recommended or considered for travellers are enumerated. These are categorized into routine, selective and mandatory. Routine vaccination include the following: diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis; hepatitis B; Haemophilus...

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International travel and health: Situation as on 1 January 2010, 2010, pp 91-141
Abstract

This paper outlines current preventive recommendations on infectious risks relevant to the pregnant traveller, including those related to immunization against hepatitis A and B, influenza, rabies, pneumococcus, meningococcus, typhoid, tickborne encephalitis, Japanese encephalitis, cholera,...

Publisher
Canadian Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canada Communicable Disease Report, 2010, 36, ACS_2, pp 1-43

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