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Background: Large events or mass gatherings (MGs) are known to amplify the risk of infectious diseases, many of which can be prevented by vaccination. In this review we have evaluated the burden of vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) in MGs. Methods: Major databases like PubMed and Embase, Google...

Author(s)
Alqahtani, A. S.; Alfelali, M.; Arbon, P.; Booy, R.; Rashid, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2015, 33, 48, pp 6552-6563
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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. Respiratory illness continues to exert a burden on hajj pilgrims in Makkah. The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of respiratory illness and its associated factors among Malaysian hajj pilgrims in 2013 and to describe its preventive measures. Methods. A...

Author(s)
Suhana Hashim; Ayub, Z. N.; Zeehaida Mohamed; Habsah Hasan; Azian Harun; Nabilah Ismail; Rahman, Z. A.; Siti Suraiya; Nyi Nyi Naing; Aziz, A. A.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2016, 23, 2, pp tav019
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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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Recently, infectious diseases of wildlife occurred in conjunction with anthropogenic activities become critical problem and are considered associated with relation between humans and wildlife. Humans feed wildlife for various purposes such as just fun, tourist attractions, and conservation,...

Author(s)
Fukui, D.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, Gifu, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2013, 18, 2, pp 41-48
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Background. Although acute respiratory tract infections (RTI) have been recognized as a significant cause of illness in returning travelers, few studies have specifically evaluated the etiologies of RTI in this population. Methods. This prospective investigation evaluated travelers returning from...

Author(s)
Jauréguiberry, S.; Boutolleau, D.; Grandsire, E.; Kofman, T.; Deback, C.; Aït-Arkoub, Z.; Bricaire, F.; Agut, H.; Caumes, E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2012, 19, 1, pp 22-27
Abstract

This year the Hajj will take place during 24-29 October. Recent outbreaks of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, cholera in Sierra Leone, and infections associated with a novel coronavirus in Saudi Arabia and Qatar required review of the health...

Author(s)
Al-Tawfiq, J. A.; Memish, Z. A.
Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2012, 17, 41, pp 20295
Abstract

Data collected by the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network for 1,415 ill travelers returning from Indian Ocean islands during 1997-2010 were analyzed. Malaria (from Comoros and Madagascar), acute nonparasitic diarrhea, and parasitoses were the most frequently diagnosed infectious diseases. An increase...

Author(s)
Savini, H.; Gautret, P.; Gaudart, J.; Field, V.; Castelli, F.; López-Vélez, R.; Lim PohLian; Shaw, M.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Loutan, L.; Simon, F.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2013, 19, 8, pp 1297-1301
Abstract

This article presents the issued health-related requirements by the Ministry of Health of Saudi Arabia for the forthcoming Hajj season. The following are covered: yellow fever, meningococcal meningitis, poliomyelitis, influenza vaccination, disease surveillance, health regulations at borders, and...

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
Weekly Epidemiological Record, 2007, 82, 44, pp 385-388
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Data from the Health Board on imported infectious diseases during the last 5 years are presented by disease and country of infection. This data is helpful in order to give timely information on possible risks of infection and recommendations on preventive measures to medical officers, tourists and...

Author(s)
Ryabinina, J.
Publisher
EpiNorth, Nydalen, Norway
Citation
EpiNorth - Journal of the Network for Communicable Disease Control in Northern and Eastern Europe, 2011, 12, 3, pp 69-71

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