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Background: Infected travelers returning from malaria endemic countries pose the threat of local outbreaks in nonendemic countries. Such outbreaks are becoming potential public health threats with increasing volume of international travels. Aims: This study aimed to assess the knowledge, attitude,...

Author(s)
AlOwaini, H. S.; Abdulkader, R. S.; Almahmoud, Q. F.; Alqudaimi, A. E.; Al-Ghamdi, R. S.; Alhamoud, W. A.; Hasan Keriri
Publisher
Medknow Publications, Mumbai, India
Citation
Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care, 2019, 8, 10, pp 3318-3324
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We evaluated differences in pretravel care, exposures, and illnesses among pediatric and adult travelers, using a prospective, observational cohort. Eighty-one pediatric travelers were matched 1:1 with adult military dependents by travel region, destination's malaria risk, and travel duration....

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Ashley, D. P.; Fraser, J.; Yun, H.; Kunz, A.; Fairchok, M.; Tribble, D.; Mitra, I.; Johnson, M. D.; Hickey, P. W.; Ganesan, A.; Deiss, R. G.; Lalani, T.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Deerfield, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2019, 100, 5, pp 1285-1289
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Infectious disease severely threatens human life. Human mobility and travel patterns influence the spread of infection between cities and countries. We find that the infection severity in downstream cities during outbreaks is related to transmission rate, recovery rate, travel rate, travel duration ...

Author(s)
Zhang Nan; Zhao PengCheng; Li YuGuo
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Theoretical Biology, 2019, 470, pp 20-29
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We report nine travellers with confirmed chikungunya virus infection, returning from tourist areas of Thailand to Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Romania, Israel and France, diagnosed in January and February 2019. These sentinel tourists support the intensification of chikungunya virus...

Author(s)
Javelle, E.; Florescu, S. A.; Asgeirsson, H.; Jmor, S.; Eperon, G.; Leshem, E.; Blum, J.; Molina, I.; Field, V.; Pietroski, N.; Eldin, C.; Johnston, V.; Cotar, I. A.; Popescu, C.; Hamer, D. H.; Gautret, P.
Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2019, 24, 10, pp 1900146
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BACKGROUND: The impact of the spread of chikungunya virus (CHIKV) by autochthonous transmission and blood transfusion in nonendemic areas via travelers returning from CHIKV-affected locations is a concern. METHODS: We analyzed the risks of potential CHIKV importation and transfusion transmission...

Author(s)
Appassakij, H.; Khuntikij, P.; Silpapojakul, K.; Promwong, C.; Rujirojindakul, P.; Suddeaugrai, O.; Chullasara, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Transfusion, 2019, 59, 8, pp 2612-2621
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This fully revised and updated 2018 edition codifies the U.S. government's most current health guidelines and information for international travellers, including pretravel vaccine recommendations, destination-specific health advice, and easy-to-reference maps, tables and charts. It addresses the...

Author(s)
Brunette, G. W.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
CDC yellow book 2018: health information for international travel, 2017, pp 704 pp.
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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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Travellers visiting friends and relatives (VFRs) often have complex pre-travel needs. We identified the characteristics, destinations, vaccinations and pre-travel advice provided to VFRs and compared these with non-VFR travellers. The significant differences we found suggest that future research...

Author(s)
Rowe, K.; Chaves, N.; Leder, K.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 5, pp tax038
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Background: Understanding and detecting imported diseases is a priority in the prevention and management of prevalent and emergent infectious diseases acquired abroad. The +Redivi network measures the burden of imported infections in Spain and is essential for closing the gap in travel medicine....

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Pérez-Molina, J. A.; López-Polín, A.; Treviño, B.; Molina, I.; Goikoetxea, J.; Díaz-Menéndez, M.; Torrús, D.; Calabuig, E.; Benito, A.; López-Vélez, R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 5, pp tax035
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Background: Recommendations for improving traveler adherence address both the content of the advice given and the structure of the consultation. The objective of this article is to describe how travel health consultations are structured in France. Methods: A questionnaire based on both theoretical...

Author(s)
Marchand, C.; Merrina, F.; Gagnayre, R.; Bouchaud, O.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 5, pp tax042

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