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Background: Large events or mass gatherings (MGs) are known to amplify the risk of infectious diseases, many of which can be prevented by vaccination. In this review we have evaluated the burden of vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) in MGs. Methods: Major databases like PubMed and Embase, Google...

Author(s)
Alqahtani, A. S.; Alfelali, M.; Arbon, P.; Booy, R.; Rashid, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2015, 33, 48, pp 6552-6563
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 2013 Hajj (Muslims' annual pilgrimage to Mecca) was marked by an outbreak of the middle-east respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi Arabia. In response to this threat, the Ivoirian health authorities carried out campaigns to inform and sensitize future pilgrims. Before departure...

Author(s)
Coulibaly, D.; Traore, Y.; N'gattia, A. K.; Ahoussou, K. E. M.; Kangah, E. A.; Kadjo, H. A.; Cherif, D.; Dagnan, S. N.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology, 2016, 8, 9, pp 152-157
Abstract

Every year, more than 10 million pilgrims arrive in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the Hajj or Umrah. Crowding conditions lead to high rates of respiratory infections among the pilgrims, representing a significant cause of morbidity and a major cause of hospitalization. Pre- and post-Hajj nasal...

Author(s)
Memish, Z. A.; Assiri, A.; Turkestani, A.; Yezli, S.; Al-Masri, M.; Charrel, R.; Drali, T.; Gaudart, J.; Edouard, S.; Parola, P.; Gautret, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 2015, 21, 6, pp 571.e1-571.e8
Abstract

A prospective cohort study was conducted to estimate the incidence of acute respiratory infections (ARI) among hajjis registered at primary health care centres of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Out of 1027 hajjis, 39.8% developed symptoms of ARI. The incidence of ARI was not statistically significantly...

Author(s)
Choudhry, A. J.; Al-Mudaimegh, K. S.; Turkistani, A. M.; Al-Hamdan, N. A.
Publisher
World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Alexandria, Egypt
Citation
Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 2006, 12, 3/4, pp 300-309

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