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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
Abstract

Since December 2016, Brazil has faced a large outbreak of yellow fever with ca 1,500 confirmed human cases. In the first 2 months of 2018, Brazil reported almost as many cases as in 2017 as a whole. In these 2 months, five imported cases were reported among unvaccinated European travellers. Three...

Author(s)
Gossner, C. M.; Haussig, J. M.; Lary, C. de B. de S.; Aaslav, K. K.; Schlagenhauf, P.; Sudre, B.
Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2018, 23, 11, pp 00106
Abstract

Background: Biologic therapy has revolutionized the management of refractory chronic autoimmune and auto-inflammatory disease, as well as several malignancies, providing rapid symptomatic relief and/or disease remission. Patients receiving biologic therapies have an improved quality of life,...

Author(s)
Hall, V.; Johnson, D.; Torresi, J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tay018
Abstract

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

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

Epizootics and yellow fever epidemics in 2008 in Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina marked a significant progression of the disease further south in the continent affecting non-vaccinated human populations. The state of Mato Grosso do Sul is located between the tropical endemic region and the...

Author(s)
Almeida, P. S. de; Silva, J. O. da; Ramos, E. P.; Batista, P. M.; Faccenda, O.; Paula, M. B. de; Monteiro, H. A. de O.; Mucci, L. F.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goias, Instituto de Patologia Tropical, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Patologia Tropical, 2016, 45, 4, pp 398-411
Abstract

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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