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Background: Influenza viruses are among the major causes of serious human respiratory tract infection worldwide. In line with the high disease burden attributable to influenza, these viruses play an important, but often neglected, role in travel medicine. Guidelines and recommendations regarding...

Author(s)
Goeijenbier, M.; Genderen, P. van; Ward, B. J.; Wilder-Smith, A.; Steffen, R.; Osterhaus, A. D. M. E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 1, pp taw078
Abstract

Respiratory diseases are common infectious illnesses on cruise ships. This study integrated an individual-to-individual probability model, a susceptible-exposed-infected-recovered epidemic model at the individual scale, and an onboard indoor social contact network model for evaluating the infection ...

Author(s)
Zheng LiJie; Chen QingYan; Xu Jian; Wu FangLiang
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Indoor and Built Environment, 2016, 25, 8, pp 1267-1278
Abstract

We report two cases of severe influenza infection imported by tourist patients from their country of origin and developed during travel. While studies have reported cases of influenza infections acquired during travel, here we examine two cases of severe influenza infection contracted in the...

Author(s)
Allyn, J.; Brottet, E.; Antok, E.; Dangers, L.; Persichini, R.; Coolen-Allou, N.; Roquebert, B.; Allou, N.; Vandroux, D.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Deerfield, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2017, 97, 6, pp 1943-1944
Abstract

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

Health safety during trips is based on previous counseling, vaccination and prevention of infections, previous diseases or specific problems related to the destination. Our aim was to assess two aspects, incidence of health problems related to travel and the traveler's awareness of health safety....

Author(s)
Tome, A. C. N.; Canello, T. B.; Luna, E. J. de A.; Andrade Júnior, H. F. de
Publisher
Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo, 2013, 55, 1, pp 55-59
Abstract

Travelers to developing regions are at risk for development of influenza-like illness (ILI). Little is known of traveler and trip characteristics associated with the development of ILI. TravMil is a prospective observational study, enrolling subjects presenting to six military travel clinics or...

Author(s)
Wood, S.; Telu, K.; Tribble, D.; Anuradha Ganesan; Anjali Kunz; Fairchok, M.; Schnaubelt, E.; Johnson, M. D.; Maves, R.; Fraser, J.; Indrani Mitra; Tahaniyat Lalani; Yun, H. C.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Deerfield, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2018, 99, 5, pp 1269-1274
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Author(s)
Bell, T. R.; Duong, K. K.; Finelli, L.; Slaten, D. D.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2014, 46, 3, pp 327-329
Abstract

During the past decade, the global public health community has been challenged by the emergence and rapid worldwide spread of novel influenza strains, severe acute respiratory syndrome, chikungunya virus, drug-resistant tuberculosis, and other conditions and pathogens. Modern transportation and...

Author(s)
Arguin, P. M.; Marano, N.; Freedman, D. O.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2009, 15, 11, pp 1713-1714
Abstract

International travelers are at a risk of infectious diseases, especially influenza virus infection, which is one of the most common respiratory infections in the world. Although the prevalence and seasonality of influenza vary in different countries and areas, there are few reports that have...

Author(s)
Mutoh, Y.; Kato, Y.; Hayakawa, K.; Kutsuna, S.; Katanami, Y.; Ohmagari, N.
Publisher
Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of the Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases, 2019, 93, 2, pp 132-138
Abstract

Background: During the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, concerns arose about the potential negative effects of mass public gatherings and travel on the course of the pandemic. Better understanding the potential effects of temporal changes in social mixing patterns could help public officials determine ...

Author(s)
Shi, P. Y.; Keskinocak, P.; Swann, J. L.; Lee, B. Y.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2010, 10, 778, pp (21 December 2010)

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