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An ongoing outbreak of Cryptococcus gattii caused infections, which emerged on Vancouver Island and the Pacific Northwest, has affected more than 200 of the islands' residents, of whom eight died. While C. gattii infections are rarely described in travelers, we report a case of cryptococcosis...

Author(s)
Hagen, F.; Assen, S. van; Luijckx, G. J.; Boekhout, T.; Kampinga, G. A.
Publisher
Informa Healthcare, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Medical Mycology, 2010, 48, 3, pp 528-531
Abstract

Cholera is a gastroenteric disease caused by epidemic or pandemic Vibrio cholerae which still is responsible for over 100,000 annual deaths worldwide. Since October 2010, Haiti experienced a cholera outbreak affecting more than 300,000 persons. Few imported cases related to the Haitian epidemic...

Author(s)
Reyes-Corcho, A.; Pinsker, R. W.; Sarkar, S.; Bagheri, F.; Patel, M. C.; Lam, P.; González, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2012, 10, 5/6, pp 236-239
Abstract

An outbreak of influenza A is reported among tourists who travelled to Alaska, USA, and the Yukon Territory, Canada, on 7 separate week-long cruises between 22 May and 28 June 1999, with reports of 428 cases of acute respiratory illness (ARI) being received by 29 June. Of 386 ill persons for whom...

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Canada Communicable Disease Report, 1999, 25, 16, pp 137-141
Abstract

As of 22 August 1998, prospective surveillance and retrospective case-finding had identified 2199 cases of acute respiratory illnesses (ARI) occurring in Alaska, USA, and the Yukon Territory, Canada, during 1 May-22 August 1998. Among these illnesses, 766 (35%) cases in tourists and tourism workers ...

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Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 1998, 47, 33, pp 685-688
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Background. Mexico and Central America are important travel destinations for North American and European travelers. There is limited information on regional differences in travel related morbidity. Methods. We describe the morbidity among 4779 ill travelers returned from Mexico and Central America...

Author(s)
Flores-Figueroa, J.; Okhuysen, P. C.; Sonnenburg, F. von; DuPont, H. L.; Libman, M. D.; Keystone, J. S.; Hale, D. C.; Burchard, G.; Han, P. V.; Wilder-Smith, A.; Freedman, D. O.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2011, 53, 6, pp 523-531
Abstract

Background: The global travel and tourism industry has been rapidly expanding in the past decades. The traditional focus on border screening, and by airline and cruise industries may be inadequate due to the incubation period of an infectious disease. This case study highlights the potential role...

Author(s)
Hung, K. K. C.; Mark, C. K. M.; Yeung, M. P. S.; Chan, E. Y. Y.; Graham, C. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Globalization and Health, 2018, 14, 117, pp (27 November 2018)

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