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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...

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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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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...

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Torresi, J.; Steffen, R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 6, pp tax064
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Background & objectives: Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease, incidences of which have increased rapidly in the past decade. About 400 million new infections are recorded annually worldwide, and 40% of the human population lives in the areas at risk of dengue transmission. In this study, the...

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Kuna, A.; Bykowska, M.; Kulawiak, N.; Biernat, B.; Szostakowska, B.; Nahorski, W. L.; Pawlowski, W.; Chomicz, L.
Publisher
National Institute of Malaria Research, Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Vector Borne Diseases, 2016, 53, 3, pp 234-239
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Background: Dengue infection among travelers has become one of the most public health concerns in present days. The importation of dengue virus can initiate an outbreak in non-endemic regions. Thailand is one of the countries topping the list of highest dengue infections in travelers. Method: This...

Author(s)
Polwiang, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2016, 14, 4, pp 398-406
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Background: In light of the 2016 summer Olympic games it is anticipated that Canadian practitioners will require information about common illnesses that may affect travellers returning from Brazil. Objective: To identify the demographic and travel correlates of illness among recent Canadian...

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Boggild, A. K.; Geduld, J.; Libman, M.; Yansouni, C. P.; McCarthy, A. E.; Hajek, J.; Ghesquiere, W.; Vincelette, J.; Kuhn, S.; Plourde, P. J.; Freedman, D. O.; Kain, K. C.
Publisher
Canadian Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canada Communicable Disease Report, 2016, 42, 8, pp 153-157
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OBJECTIVES: Zika virus currently poses a global threat and is a major public health issue throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. However, Zika virus infections in humans have also been observed in other regions, including Southeast Asia, where arboviral diseases are very common. In this study, ...

Author(s)
Wiwanitkit, V.
Publisher
Korean Society of Epidemiology, Korea Republic
Citation
Epidemiology and Health, 2016, 38, pp e2016026

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