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Contex tFor some countries, favourable climatic conditions for tourism are often associated with favourable conditions for infectious diseases, with the ensuing development constraints on the tourist sectors of impoverished countries where tourism's economic contribution has a high potential. This...

Author(s)
Rosselló, J.; Santana-Gallego, M.; Awan, W.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Health Policy and Planning, 2017, 32, 4, pp 538-548
Abstract

Peru is an increasingly popular tourist destination that poses a risk to travelers due to endemic vector-borne diseases (VBDs). The objective of our study was to determine which factors are associated with receiving pre-travel advice (PTA) for VBDs among travelers visiting Cuzco, Peru. A...

Author(s)
Mejia, C. R.; Centeno, E.; Cruz, B.; Cvetkovic-Vega, A.; Delgado, E.; Rodriguez-Morales, A. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Infection and Public Health, 2016, 9, 4, pp 458-464
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
Abstract

Together, the Hajj and Umrah rank among the leading global venues that host annual mass human migrations. The Hajj is an annual pilgrimage to the Islamic holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia. Umrah is an Islamic pilgrimage to Makkah, which occurs at times other than the period of the Hajj - the...

Author(s)
Almutairi, M. M.; Alsalem, W. S.; Mazen Hassanain; Hotez, P. J.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2018, 12, 8, pp e0006539
Abstract

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: Dengue is a frequent cause of fever in travellers. The true extent is unknown as many infections are asymptomatic or undiagnosed. Methods: We used paired sera, with pre- and post-travel specimens from Swiss travellers to tropical destinations, to evaluate the seroepidemiology of...

Author(s)
Leder, K.; Mutsch, M.; Schlagenhauf, P.; Luxemburger, C.; Torresi, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2013, 11, 4, pp 210-213
Abstract

The aim of present study was to explore the epidemiologic features and prevention and control measures of the main imported mosquito-borne diseases, so as to provide a scientific basis for the integrated control of yellow fever, dengue and malaria. The data of patients infected with mosquito-borne...

Author(s)
Tian LiLi; Liu Yuan; Dou XiangFeng; Ren HaiLin; Li Xu; Lyu YanNing; Wang QuanYi; Li XinYu
Publisher
Editorial Board of Acta Parasitologica et Medica Entomologica Sinica, Beijing, China
Citation
Acta Parasitologica et Medica Entomologica Sinica, 2016, 23, 3, pp 137-142
Abstract

We studied food and water-borne diseases (FWDs), sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), vector-borne diseases (VBDs) and diseases vaccinated against in the Swedish childhood vaccination programme among Swedish international travellers, in order to identify countries associated with a high number of...

Author(s)
Dahl, V.; Wallensten, A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 7, pp e0181625
Abstract

The next FIFA World Cup will be held in Brazil in June-July 2014. Around 600,000 international visitors and participants (as well over 3 million domestic travelers) are expected. This event will take place in twelve cities. This event poses specific challenges, given its size and the diversity of...

Author(s)
Gallego, V.; Berberian, G.; Lloveras, S.; Verbanaz, S.; Chaves, T. S. S.; Orduna, T.; Rodriguez-Morales, A. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2014, 12, 3, pp 208-218
Abstract

Papers on the wide topic of travel medicine within the context of French international travel trends are presented; the specific topics include: the various risks that international travellers from France face, specifically of acquiring malaria and other vector borne diseases (dengue, chikungunya...

Publisher
Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Bulletin Épidémiologique Hebdomadaire, 2007, No.25/26, pp 217-240

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