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Dengue is a mosquito-borne acute viral infection that can develop into a potentially lethal complication known as severe dengue. It is endemic in more than 100 tropical and subtropical countries where the mosquito vectors, predominantly Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus, are found. Non-immune...

Author(s)
Imrie, A.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Microbiology Australia, 2018, 39, 2, pp 67-71
Abstract

In October and November 2012 residents and tourists in the Autonomous Region of Madeira, Portugal, were affected by dengue fever. The outbreak waned during the unusually dry winter. Using a Monte Carlo test we investigated the hypothesis that rainy weather conveyed increased risk of dengue virus...

Author(s)
Frank, C.; Höhle, M.; Stark, K.; Lawrence, J.
Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2013, 18, 14, pp 20446
Abstract

Objective: To examine the potential for international travel to spread yellow fever virus to cities around the world. Methods: We obtained data on the international flight itineraries of travellers who departed yellow fever-endemic areas of the world in 2016 for cities either where yellow fever was ...

Author(s)
Brent, S. E.; Watts, A.; Cetron, M.; German, M.; Kraemer, M. U. G.; Bogoch, I. I.; Brady, O. J.; Hay, S. I.; Creatore, M. I.; Kamran Khan
Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2018, 96, 5, pp 343-354
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Purpose of Review: Dengue is found in tropics and subtropics that are considered to be popular travel destinations. We set out to review the burden of dengue on international travelers. Recent Findings: GeoSentinel, a global network of travel medicine providers, has seen an increasing trend of...

Author(s)
Wilder-Smith, A.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Current Infectious Disease Reports, 2018, 20, 12, pp Article 50
Abstract

Background: Dengue, an acute febrile illness caused by infection with dengue virus (DENV), is endemic in Bali, Indonesia. As one of the world's most popular tourist destinations, Bali is regularly visited by domestic and international travellers, who are prone to infection by endemic pathogens,...

Author(s)
Masyeni, S.; Yohan, B.; Somia, I. K. A.; Myint, K. S. A.; Sasmono, R. T.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tay061
Abstract

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
Abstract

Background: Dengue fever (DF) is a frequently imported arthropod-borne infection in the United Kingdom but its broad range of clinical presentations makes it potentially unrecognized by clinicians. Methods: We conducted a 6-year retrospective case note review of laboratory confirmed DF patients in...

Author(s)
Riddell, A.; Babiker, Z. O. E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 3, pp tax015
Abstract

Background: Frequent international travel facilitates the global spread of dengue fever. Japan has experienced an increasing number of imported case notifications of dengue virus (DENV) infection, mostly arising from Japanese travelers visiting South and Southeast Asian countries. This has led an...

Author(s)
Yuan BaoYin; Nishiura, H.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 6, pp e0198734
Abstract

This report is based on data for 2016 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 4 April 2018. In 2016, 25 countries reported 2 821 travel-associated cases of dengue fever, of which 2 418 (85.7%) were confirmed. The EU/EEA notification rate in 2016 was 0.6 cases per 100 000...

Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Annual epidemiological report for 2016: Dengue, 2018, pp 6 pp.
Abstract

Background: International travel, particularly to developing countries, is becoming increasingly common among the Israeli population, including an increase in the number of travelling children. Since children are a distinct travellers' population, data about their post-travel morbidity are needed....

Author(s)
Rabinowicz, S.; Schwartz, E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 6, pp tax062

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