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Abstract

This chapter is the second part of a review of infectious diseases in Western Asia and the Middle East, and covers zoonoses, antibiotic resistance, infectious disease outbreaks associated with Hajj pilgrimage, and common causes of death in Yemen, Armenia and Saudi Arabia.

Author(s)
Al-Tawfiq, J. A.; Memish, Z. A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
Infectious diseases: a geographic guide, 2011, pp 197-202
Abstract

Travel facilitates the physical transport of pathogens and vectors, and increases the exposure of individuals and population groups to disease. Reciprocally, travel is affected by outbreak situations, particularly those occurring in areas of heavy tourism. In an individual, specific risk factors...

Author(s)
Chuit, R.; Dougall, L. M.; Evequoz, M. C.; Bressan, A. M.; Frías, M.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goias, Instituto de Patologia Tropical, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Patologia Tropical, 2003, 32, 1, pp 1-14