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Background: Important gaps remain in our knowledge of the infectious diseases people acquire while travelling and the impact of pathogens imported by Canadian travellers. Objective: To provide a surveillance update of illness in a cohort of returned Canadian travellers and new immigrants. Methods:...

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Boggild, A. K.; Geduld, J.; Libman, M.; Ward, B. J.; McCarthy, A.; Hajek, J.; Ghesquiere, W.; Vincelette, J.; Kuhn, S.; Freedman, D. O.; Kain, K. C.
Publisher
Canadian Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canada Communicable Disease Report, 2014, 40, 16, pp 313-325
Abstract

We investigated a large summertime outbreak of acute respiratory illness during May-September 1998 in Alaska and the Yukon Territory, Canada. Surveillance for acute respiratory illness (ARI), influenza-like illness (ILI), and pneumonia conducted at 31 hospital, clinic, and cruise ship infirmary...

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Uyeki, T. M.; Zane, S. B.; Bodnar, U. R.; Fielding, K. L.; Buxton, J. A.; Miller, J. M.; Beller, M.; Butler, J. C.; Fukuda, K.; Maloney, S. A.; Cetron, M. S.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2003, 36, 9, pp 1095-1102
Abstract

During 31 August-10 September 1997, a total of 39 (2.7%) of 1445 passengers and 3 (0.5%) of 631 crew members on a cruise from New York City, USA, to Montreal, Canada, presented with acute febrile respiratory illness. All passengers disembarked in Montreal; 9 (0.6%) were referred to area hospitals...

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Miller, J.; Tam, T.; Afif, C.; Maloney, S.; Cetron, M.; Fukata, K.; Klimov, A.; Hall, H.; Kertesz, D.; Hockin, J.
Citation
Canada Communicable Disease Report, 1998, 24, 2, pp 9-11
Abstract

As of 22 August 1998, prospective surveillance and retrospective case-finding had identified 2199 cases of acute respiratory illnesses (ARI) occurring in Alaska, USA, and the Yukon Territory, Canada, during 1 May-22 August 1998. Among these illnesses, 766 (35%) cases in tourists and tourism workers ...

Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 1998, 47, 33, pp 685-688

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