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This annual guide (updated each January) gives details of vaccination requirements and malaria risks (country-by-country), the geographical distribution of potential health hazards to travellers (by continent) and general information on health risks and their avoidance (the major diseases, hazards...

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International travel and health: vaccination requirements and health advice: situation as on 1 January 1995., 1995, pp 104 pp.
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Typhoid fever (TF) is a rare disease among travellers to endemic areas, and little is known about its travel-related epidemiology. In addition, efficacy data on TF vaccines in travellers is scanty. During 3 months of 1994/95, six cases of TF were reported in The Netherlands among participants of...

Author(s)
Cobelens, F. G. J.; Kooij, S.; Warris-Versteegen, A.; Visser, L. G.
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2000, 7, 1, pp 19-24
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The guidelines of the World Health Organization call for immunization against yellow fever at least 10 days before travel to endemic areas. The goal of this study was to determine whether these guidelines have been applied in 2 travel clinic settings in teaching hospitals in Israel and the United...

Author(s)
Potasman, I.; Pick, N.; Stringer, C.; Zuckerman, J. N.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Northbrook, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2001, 65, 6, pp 954-957
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This paper provides basic information for obstetricians interested in the field of travel for pregnant women (pretravel medical evaluation of pregnant women during the first, second and third trimesters), with particular emphasis on the prevention of travel-related illnesses (immunization against...

Author(s)
Jothivijayarani, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Primary Care Update for Ob/Gyns, 2002, 9, 1, pp 36-40
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Travel facilitates the physical transport of pathogens and vectors, and increases the exposure of individuals and population groups to disease. Reciprocally, travel is affected by outbreak situations, particularly those occurring in areas of heavy tourism. In an individual, specific risk factors...

Author(s)
Chuit, R.; Dougall, L. M.; Evequoz, M. C.; Bressan, A. M.; Frías, M.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goias, Instituto de Patologia Tropical, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Patologia Tropical, 2003, 32, 1, pp 1-14
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Objective. To evaluate travel health knowledge, attitudes, and practices on vaccination and malaria prevention among Spanish travelers to the tropics. Methods. A cross-sectional survey was carried out in the departure lounge of the two main Spanish international airports in the summer of 2004. A...

Author(s)
Lopez-Velez, R.; Bayas, J. M.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2007, 14, 5, pp 297-305
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This book explains how travellers can stay healthy, and provides WHO guidance on vaccinations, malaria chemoprophylaxis and treatment, personal protection against insects and other disease vectors, and safety in different environmental settings. It covers all the principal risks to travellers'...

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International travel and health, 2010, 2010, pp 248 pp.
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...

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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
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This document discusses the epidemiology, transmission cycles, clinical characteristics, and prevention of yellow fever. It also examines the risk of yellow fever acquisition among travellers, which is dependent on many variables including destination, season, occupational and recreational...

Publisher
Canadian Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canada Communicable Disease Report, 2010, 36, ACS-11, pp 1-22
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Background: The Travel Medicine Clinic in Umeå is one of Sweden's largest public providers of vaccination and counselling prior to international travel. During the study period it was the only travel medicine clinic in Umeå. This study describes the demography of the visitors to the clinic and...

Author(s)
Angelin, M.; Evengård, B.; Palmgren, H.
Publisher
Informa Healthcare, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2011, 43, 9, pp 714-720

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