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We report two yellow fever cases in unvaccinated French travellers in Brazil in January and March 2018, respectively; one exposed during an excursion in Minas Gerais and the other in Ilha Grande. Both presented with fever, hepatitis, thrombocytopenia and leucopenia. Yellow fever diagnosis was based ...

Author(s)
Oliosi, E.; Corcos, C. S.; Barroso, P. F.; Bleibtreu, A.; Grard, G.; Filippis, B. A. M. de; Caumes, E.
Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2018, 23, 21, pp 1800240
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

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

Author(s)
Yang, Y. T.; Reiss, D. R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 6, pp tax070
Abstract

We report three cases of yellow fever (YF) in a family traveling from the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil (without previous vaccination) to an endemic area, acquiring the disease and presenting mild-to-moderate symptoms. Despite posing the intermittent risk of YF in endemic areas, it also alerts to the...

Author(s)
Chaves, T. S. S.; Vasconcelos, M. J.; Oliveira Filho, N.; Alves, J. R.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2009, 16, 6, pp 433-435
Abstract

Background. There is a lack of studies evaluating pre-travel health care for children who travel to visit friends and relatives (VFR). We evaluated travel health services provided to children VFR travelers (CVFRs) as compared with adult VFR travelers (AVFRs). CVFRs and AVFRs were also compared with ...

Author(s)
Hagmann, S.; Benavides, V.; Neugebauer, R.; Purswani, M.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2009, 16, 6, pp 407-412
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
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

The last imported case of yellow fever seen in the USA was in 1924. The authors report a case of yellow fever acquired by an American tourist who visited the jungles of Brazil along the Rio Negro and Amazon Rivers in August 1996. The 45-year-old male patient died 6 days after hospital admission and ...

Author(s)
McFarland, J. M.; Baddour, L. M.; Nelson, J. E.; Elkins, S. K.; Craven, R. B.; Cropp, B. C.; Chang GwongJen; Grindstaff, A. D.; Craig, A. S.; Smith, R. J.
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 1997, 25, 5, pp 1143-1147

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