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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 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

Children are traveling to regions of the world that could pose a risk of acquiring diseases such as malaria, dermatosis, and infectious diarrhoea. Most of these can be prevented by modifying high-risk behaviours or through the use of medications. Many of these same regions are endemic with diseases ...

Author(s)
Myers, A. L.; Christenson, J. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Infectious Disease Clinics of North America, 2015, 29, 4, pp 745-757
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

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
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
Abstract

This book, inclusive of 10 chapters, offers relevant discussions on all main health risks to travellers, both during their journey and at their destinations. Important infectious diseases, including causative agents, modes of transmission, clinical features, geographical distribution, prophylaxis,...

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International travel and health: Situation as on 1 January 2009, 2009, pp x + 240 pp.
Abstract

This paper reviews current evidence base for the prevention and treatment of travel-related infectious diseases in adult and paediatric solid organ transplant recipients. Relevant aspects of several vaccine-preventable (i.e., tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis; influenza and Streptococcus pneumoniae...

Author(s)
Kotton, C. N.; Hibberd, P. L.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Copenhagen, Denmark
Citation
American Journal of Transplantation, 2009, 9, s4, pp S273-281
Abstract

This article summarizes current CDC recommendations on chemoprophylaxis and vaccinations relevant to travel-related infectious diseases for the immunocompromised traveler. In general, the recommendations provided apply to the four categories of immunocompromised traveler as categorized by the CDC,...

Author(s)
Vincent, P.
Publisher
South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg, South Africa
Citation
Southern African Journal of Epidemiology & Infection, 2008, 23, 3, pp 22-26

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