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Exponential growth of the world's population combined with increased travel has dramatically increased the spread of infectious diseases. Although there has been significant focus on migration, the major contributors to the transmission of communicable diseases are travel and tourism not migration. ...

Author(s)
Dawson-Hahn, E. E.; Pidaparti, V.; Hahn, W.; Stauffer, W.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Paediatrics and International Child Health, 2021, 41, 1, pp 3-11
Abstract

Objective: To identify the differential diagnoses of severe COVID-19 and the distinguishing characteristics of critically ill COVID-19 patients in Reunion Island to help improve the triage and management of patients in this tropical setting. Methods: This retrospective observational study was...

Author(s)
Krol, P.; Coolen-Allou, N.; Teysseyre, L.; Traversier, N.; Beasley, F.; Nativel, M.; Allou, N.; Allyn, J.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tropical Medicine and International Health, 2021, 26, 4, pp 444-452
Abstract

Introduction: Achieving tuberculosis (TB) elimination in low TB incidence countries requires identification and treatment of individuals at risk for latent TB infection (LTBI). Persons travelling to high TB incidence countries are potentially at risk for TB exposure. This systematic review and...

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Diefenbach-Elstob, T. R.; Alabdulkarim, B.; Deb-Rinker, P.; Pernica, J. M.; Schwarzer, G.; Menzies, D.; Shrier, I.; Schwartzman, K.; Greenaway, C.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2021, 28, 1,
Abstract

A Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), caused by a new virus called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), spreads via direct contact through droplets produced by infected individuals. The transmission of this virus can also occur via indirect contact if objects and surfaces are...

Author(s)
Montagna, M. T.; Giglio, O. de; Calia, C.; Pousis, C.; Apollonio, F.; Campanale, C.; Diella, G.; Lopuzzo, M.; Marzella, A.; Triggiano, F.; Marcotrigiano, V.; Sorrenti, D. P.; Sorrenti, G. T.; Magarelli, P.; Caggiano, G.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2021, 18, 6,
Abstract

Global tourist flows have increased in recent decades, but so have the outbreak and spread of epidemics, with enormous social and economic costs for the tourism sector. These developments affect the tourists' decisions to travel through their perception of travel risk and safety. Tourists need to...

Author(s)
Mertzanis, C.; Papastathopoulos, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2021, 86,
Abstract

Since the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emerged in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, it has rapidly spread worldwide, and the number of cases is also increasing in Japan. The number of COVID-19 cases in Japan in the early stages was not uniform, and cases were largely concentrated in several...

Author(s)
Wagatsuma, K.; Phyu, W. W.; Osada, H.; Tang, J. W.; Saito, R.
Publisher
National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID), Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2021, 74, 2, pp 157-160
Abstract

Bolivian hemorrhagic fever (BHF) is a sporadic high-mortality febrile illness. Two etiological agents are currently recognized: Machupo virus and Chapare virus. Infection in humans occurs by exposure to excreta and secretions of wild native rodents in Bolivia. BHF is considered a severe disease...

Author(s)
Silva-Ramos, C. R.; Faccini-Martínez, Á. A.; Calixto, O. J.; Hidalgo, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2021, 40,
Abstract

Introduction: The epidemiology of infectious diseases in Japan remains undefined despite the increasing tourism. GeoSentinel, an epidemiological surveillance system for reporting imported infectious diseases, has only two participating facilities in Japan. Although the number of infectious diseases ...

Author(s)
Kutsuna, S.; Asai, Y.; Yamamoto, K.; Shirano, M.; Konishi, K.; Asaoka, T.; Yamato, M.; Katsuragi, Y.; Yamamoto, Y.; Sahara, T.; Tamiya, A.; Nakamura-Uchiyama, F.; Sakamoto, N.; Kosaka, A.; Washino, T.; Hase, R.; Mito, H.; Kurita, T.; Shinohara, K.; Shimizu, T.; Kodama, F.; Nagasaka, A.; Ogawa, T.; Kasahara, K.; Yoshimura, Y.; Tachikawa, N.; Yokota, K.; Yuka Murai, N. S.; Sakamaki, I.; Hasegawa, C.; Yoshimi, Y.; Toyoda, K.; Mitsuhashi, T.; Ohmagari, N.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy, 2021, 27, 4, pp 632-638
Abstract

Western countries are experiencing surges in COVID-19 cases and deaths due to increasing public transportation during holiday seasons. This study aimed to explore whether mainland China will face an epidemic rebound during the Spring Festival holiday, when millions of Chinese people travel across...

Author(s)
Zhou YuHao; Ma Ke; Xiao Peng; Ye RunZe; Zhao Lin; Cui XiaoMing; Cao WuChun
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2021, 18, 4,
Abstract

Background: The adoption of mHealth technology in travel medicine is a relatively new and unexplored field. We have further developed a TRAVEL application (app) for real-time data monitoring during travel. In this manuscript we report on the feasibility using this new app in a large and diverse...

Author(s)
Baroutsou, V.; Hatz, C.; Blanke, U.; Haile, S. R.; Fehr, J.; Neumayr, A.; Puhan, M. A.; Bühler, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2021, 39,

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