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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

Objectives: Unemployment in Greece has been increasing as a result of the financial crisis. The aim of this study was to assess the changing trends of business travelers and their pretravel preparation. Study design: Prospective, questionnaire-based study. Methods: The study was conducted between...

Author(s)
Pavli, A.; Lymperi, I.; Minitsios, T.; Katerelos, P.; Souli, M.; Ouzounidou, Z.; Maltezou, H. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Public Health, 2019, 168, pp 168-171
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
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This fully revised and updated 2018 edition codifies the U.S. government's most current health guidelines and information for international travellers, including pretravel vaccine recommendations, destination-specific health advice, and easy-to-reference maps, tables and charts. It addresses the...

Author(s)
Brunette, G. W.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
CDC yellow book 2018: health information for international travel, 2017, pp 704 pp.
Abstract

Background: The types of place names and the level of geographic detail that patients report to clinicians regarding their intended travel itineraries vary. The reported place names may not match those in published travel health recommendations, making traveler-specific recommendations potentially...

Author(s)
Lash, R. R.; Walker, A. T.; Lee, C. V.; LaRocque, R.; Rao, S. R.; Ryan, E. T.; Brunette, G.; Holton, K.; Sotir, M. J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tay035
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Background: The number of international travellers is increasing worldwide. Although health risks related to international travel are important and generally well-understood, the perception of these risks was unclear among Turkish travellers. We aimed to evaluate the attitudes and health risk...

Author(s)
Selcuk, E. B.; Kayabas, U.; Bİnbasİoglu, H.; Otlu, B.; Bayİndİr, Y.; Bozdogan, B.; Karatas, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2016, 14, 6, pp 614-620
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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
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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: Travel-related risks for infectious diseases vary depending on travel patterns such as purpose, destination, and duration. In this study, we describe the patterns of travel and prescription of vaccines as well as malaria prophylaxis medication (MPM) at a travel clinic in South Korea to...

Author(s)
Chin BumSik; Kim JaeYoon; Gianella, S.; Lee MyungHee
Publisher
Korean Society of Infectious Diseases and Korean Society of Chemotherapy, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Infection and Chemotherapy, 2016, 48, 1, pp 20-30
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

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