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Background: Chikungunya (CHIKV) and Zika (ZIKV) significantly affected Latin America in the period 2015-2017. Most studies were reported from urban areas of Brazil and Colombia. In this paper we estimate Incidence rates for CHIKV and ZIKV in Caqueta, the Amazonian gateway area of Colombia, from...

Author(s)
Bonilla-Aldana, D. K.; Bonilla-Aldana, J. L.; García-Bustos, J. J.; Lozada, C. O.; Rodríguez-Morales, A. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2020, 35,
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Background: Dengue virus importation from abroad is still the main driver of dengue incidence in China. Using global flight data to model importation may improve our understanding and prediction of dengue virus importation and onward transmission. Methods: A retrospective analysis was performed of...

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Findlater, A.; Moineddin, R.; Kain, D.; Yang Juan; Wang XiLing; Lai ShengJie; Khan, K.; Bogoch, I. I.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2019, 31, pp 101446
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Background: Zika virus (ZIKV) infection has significantly affected Latin America in 2015-2017. Most studies have been reported from Brazil and Colombia, and only a few from Central America. For these reasons, we analyzed the incidence, incidence rates and evolution of cases in Honduras from 2016 to ...

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Zambrano, L. I.; Vasquez-Bonilla, W. O.; Fuentes-Barahona, I. C.; Silva, J. C. da; Valle-Reconco, J. A.; Tulio Medina, M.; England, J. D.; Sánchez-Duque, J. A.; Rodríguez-Morales, A. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2019, 31, pp 101382
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Background: During infectious disease outbreaks with pandemic potential, the number of air passengers travelling from the outbreak source to international destinations has been used as a proxy for disease importation risk to new locations. However, evaluations of the validity of this approach are...

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Nasserie, T.; Brent, S. E.; Tuite, A. R.; Moineddin, R.; Yong, J. H. E.; Miniota, J.; Bogoch, I. I.; Watts, A. G.; Khan, K.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2019, 26, 5, pp taz028
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Background: After serious epidemics of chikungunya (CHIKV) and Zika (ZIKV) in the Americas, dengue (DENV) have reemerged in most countries. We analyzed the incidence, incidence rates, and evolution of DENV cases in Honduras from 2015 to 2018 and the ongoing 2019 epidemic. Methods: Using...

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Zambrano, L. I.; Rodriguez, E.; Espinoza-Salvado, I. A.; Fuentes-Barahona, I. C.; Lyra de Oliveira, T.; Luciano da Veiga, G.; Cláudio da Silva, J.; Valle-Reconco, J. A.; Rodríguez-Morales, A. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2019, 32, pp 101517
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Europe is the world's leading tourism destination and is receiving every year travellers from areas with active arbovirus transmission. There is thus a threat of mosquito-borne virus emergence in Europe due to the presence of the invasive mosquito vector Aedes albopictus. Little attention has been...

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Prudhomme, J.; Fontaine, A.; Lacour, G.; Gantier, J. C.; Diancourt, L.; Velo, E.; Bino, S.; Reiter, P.; Mercier, A.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Emerging Microbes and Infections, 2019, 8, 1, pp 962-972
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Outbreaks of arbovirus infections vectored by invasive Aedes albopictus have already occurred and are predicted to become increasingly frequent in Southern Europe. We present a probabilistic model to assess risk of arbovirus outbreaks based on incident cases worldwide, on the probability of arrival ...

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Solimini, A. G.; Manica, M.; Rosà, R.; Torre, A. della; Caputo, B.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2018, 8, 1, pp 16435
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Background: Dengue virus (DENV), Chikungunya virus (CHIKV), and Zika virus (ZIKV) infections are rapidly expanding across countries and are being diagnosed in returned travellers who represent epidemiological sentinels. The French Territories of America (FTA) such as Guadeloupe and Martinique see...

Author(s)
Vasquez, V.; Haddad, E.; Perignon, A.; Jaureguiberry, S.; Brichler, S.; Leparc-Goffart, I.; Caumes, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2018, 72, pp 34-39
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Together, the Hajj and Umrah rank among the leading global venues that host annual mass human migrations. The Hajj is an annual pilgrimage to the Islamic holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia. Umrah is an Islamic pilgrimage to Makkah, which occurs at times other than the period of the Hajj - the...

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Almutairi, M. M.; Alsalem, W. S.; Mazen Hassanain; Hotez, P. J.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2018, 12, 8, pp e0006539
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Our knowledge of the health problems and infections encountered by international travellers has evolved considerably in the past decades. The growth of global networks such as the GeoSentinel Surveillance network, TropNet Europe, EuroTravNet and networks based in North America have provided...

Author(s)
Torresi, J.; Steffen, R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 6, pp tax064

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