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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.
Abstract

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:...

Author(s)
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
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Author(s)
Freedman, D. O.; Schwartz, E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tropical diseases in travelers, 2010, pp 27-34
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
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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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In this article the authors discusses the current status regarding the adoption of a One Health approach (the linking of animal and human health together with the ecosystems in which we live) by high profile experts, officials and institutions around the globe focusing on its initial...

Author(s)
Okello, A. L.; Gibbs, E. P. J.; Vandersmissen, A.; Welburn, S. C.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2011, 169, 11, pp 281-285
Abstract

This book, inclusive of 10 chapters, offers relevant discussions on all main health risks to travellers, both during their journey and at their destinations. Important infectious diseases, including causative agents, modes of transmission, clinical features, geographical distribution, prophylaxis,...

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International travel and health: Situation as on 1 January 2009, 2009, pp x + 240 pp.
Abstract

This document is a summary of studies that dealt with aspects of malaria, hepatitis A, and other travel related diseases (dengue fever, rickettsial infections, influenza, and leptospirosis) in Swedish travellers. It aims to describe the epidemiology of imported infectious diseases in Sweden and...

Author(s)
Askling, H. H.
Publisher
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Infectious diseases in returning Swedish travellers, 2009, pp 51 pp.
Abstract

As the population increases, older people have the opportunity to travel for longer periods and to destinations that are quite different from what they are used to. Older people do indeed have more ongoing medical issues and some limitations due to the aging process. Most of the time these chronic...

Author(s)
Cooper, M. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2006, 4, 3/4, pp 218-222
Abstract

Background. Data comparing returned travelers and immigrants/refugees managed in a hospital setting is lacking. Methods. We prospectively collected data on 1,106 patients with an illness likely acquired overseas who presented to two hospital-based Australian infectious diseases units over a 6-year...

Author(s)
O'Brien, D. P.; Leder, K.; Matchett, E.; Brown, G. V.; Torresi, J.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2006, 13, 3, pp 145-152

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