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Introduction: International travelers are exposed to health risks and may transmit infections before, during, or after travel. Travelers are expected to take vaccinations prior to travel. The current study assessed the factors associated with the practice of pre-travel vaccination among travelers...

Author(s)
Jegede, O. S.; Ahmed Ali; Wondimu Ayele
Publisher
International Travel Medicine Center of Iran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
International Journal of Travel Medicine and Global Health, 2020, 8, 2, pp 58-65
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Background: Travellers visiting friends and relatives (VFR) define a specific population of travellers exposed to higher risks for health and safety than tourists. The aim of this study was to assess differentials in pre-travel health care in VFR travellers compared to other travellers. Methods: A...

Author(s)
Ferrara, P.; Masuet-Aumatell, C.; Ramon-Torrell, J. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2019, 19, 1397, pp (28 October 2019)
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Background: Expatriates (expats) from European countries regularly migrate to low-income countries where infectious diseases are more prevalent. Little evidence exists however on pediatric expatriates' compliance with preventive measures related to infectious diseases. This study aims to evaluate...

Author(s)
Decuyper, I. I.; Damme, P. van; Soentjens, P.; Wojciechowski, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2019, 32, pp 101424
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The National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) offers a telephone advice line for travel health practitioners in the UK. In this study we review clinical incidents concerning vaccines or malaria prophylaxis reported between 2016 and 2018.Two-hundred-and-fifty-one clinical incident calls...

Author(s)
McCallum, A. D.; Kanagarajah, S.; Ford, L.; Dipti Patel
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2019, 37, 52, pp 7535-7538
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Background: Biologic therapy has revolutionized the management of refractory chronic autoimmune and auto-inflammatory disease, as well as several malignancies, providing rapid symptomatic relief and/or disease remission. Patients receiving biologic therapies have an improved quality of life,...

Author(s)
Hall, V.; Johnson, D.; Torresi, J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tay018
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This document provides an assessment of the potential health risks related to infectious diseases and other health threats for European Union/European Economic Area citizens during their stay in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj pilgrimage between 19 and 24 August 2018. The following public health risks...

Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Public health risks related to communicable diseases during the 2018 Hajj, Saudi Arabia, 19-24 August 2018, 2018, pp 17 pp.
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Background: Approximately the 8% of travelers requires medical care, with the diagnosis of a vaccine-preventable disease. The aim of our study was to analyze the socio-demographic, health and travel characteristics of the Italian international travelers. Methods: We conducted a cross sectional...

Author(s)
Troiano, G.; Mercone, A.; Bagnoli, A.; Nante, N.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Annals of Global Health, 2017, 83, 2, pp 380-385
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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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Yang, Y. T.; Reiss, D. R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 6, pp tax070
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Background: Solid organ transplant (SOT) recipients are often heavily immunosuppressed and consequently at risk of serious illness from vaccine preventable viral and bacterial infections or with endemic fungal and parasitic infections. We review the literature to provide guidance regarding the...

Author(s)
Trubiano, J. A.; Johnson, D.; Sohail, A.; Torresi, J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2016, 23, 6, pp taw058

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