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  1. The COVID-19 vaccine has faced increased hesitancy in Ghana and the Volta region in particular since its rollout. Acceptance of the vaccine among intercity commercial drivers is crucial, especially in the Volt...

    Authors: Emmanuel Manu, Mbuyiselo Douglas, Mawuli Komla Kushitor, Joyce Komesuor, Mary Akua Ampomah and Nicholas Obuobisa Opoku
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2024 10:5
  2. Mosquito-borne arboviral diseases are a global concern and can have severe consequences on maternal, neonatal, and child health. Their impact on pregnancy tends to be neglected in developing countries. Despite...

    Authors: Najeh Hcini, Véronique Lambert, Olivier Picone, Jean-Francois Carod, Gabriel Carles, Léo Pomar, Loïc Epelboin and Mathieu Nacher
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2024 10:4
  3. Typhoid fever is commonly found until today, especially in developing countries. It has fatal complications and measures must be taken to reduce the incidence of typhoid. Vaccinations are a key factor in preve...

    Authors: Sukamto Koesnoe, Bernie Endyarni Medise, Iris Rengganis, Sri Rezeki Hadinegoro, Mita Puspita, Rini Mulia Sari, Jae Seung Yang, Sushant Sahastrabuddhe, Soedjatmiko, Hartono Gunardi, Rini Sekartini, Angga Wirahmadi, Aria Kekalih, Sreshta Mukhi, Hindra Irawan Satari and Novilia Sjafri Bachtiar
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2024 10:3
  4. For decades, immunoglobulin preparations have been used to prevent or treat infectious diseases. Since only a few years, monoclonal antibody applications (mAbs) are taking flight and are increasingly dominatin...

    Authors: Hanna K. de Jong and Martin P. Grobusch
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2024 10:2
  5. Onchocerciasis is among the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) responsible for dermatological, ophthalmological, and neurological manifestations. With the ongoing burden of onchocerciasis clinical manifestatio...

    Authors: Vivian Mushi, Bruno P. Mmbando and Robert Colebunders
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2024 10:1
  6. Poxviruses are large and diversified viruses that cause an emerging zoonotic disease known as monkeypox (mpox). In the past, mpox predominated primarily in the rural rainforests of Central and West Africa. Rec...

    Authors: Arghavan Zebardast, Tayebeh Latifi, Nazanin-Zahra Shafiei-Jandaghi, Mehdi Gholami Barzoki and Somayeh Shatizadeh Malekshahi
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:23
  7. Current malaria diagnosis methods that rely on microscopy and Histidine Rich Protein-2 (HRP2)-based rapid diagnostic tests (RDT) have drawbacks that necessitate the development of improved and complementary ma...

    Authors: Taiwo Adetola Ojurongbe, Habeeb Abiodun Afolabi, Kehinde Adekunle Bashiru, Waidi Folorunso Sule, Sunday Babatunde Akinde, Olusola Ojurongbe and Nurudeen A. Adegoke
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:24
  8. International Health Regulations (IHR) were developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to curb the trans-border spread of epidemics. To our knowledge, no airport-based studies have assessed travelers’ he...

    Authors: Oluwatosin Samson Jegede, Grace Ijitade, Oyedoyin Aanu Fatoye, Timilehin Mercy Jegede, Nicholas Aderinto, Oluwafunmilayo Adenike Oguntoye, Oluwatosin Oluwagbenga Oguntoye, Oluwatosin Ruth Ilori, Olugbemiga Lanre Abodunrin, Adenike Iyanuoluwa Olugbenga-Bello, James Bamidele and Dauda Bayo Parakoyi
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:21
  9. The American Society of Haematology defines immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) as a common hematologic disorder characterized by a transient or long-term decrease in platelet counts (< 100 × 109/L.), purpur...

    Authors: Mohamed Elsaid, Arvind Nune, Aml M. Brakat, Ayush Anand, Mahmoud Alashwah, Ahmed Maher, Nitu Lama and Criselle Angeline C. Peñamante
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:22
  10. Ocular tuberculosis (TB) affects 1–2% of patients with TB, with TB uveitis being the most common. This series aims to look at different manifestations of tuberculosis associated uveitis and the different tests...

    Authors: Jennifer KS Tsui, Stephanie Hiu Ling Poon and Nicholas Siu Kay Fung
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:20
  11. Although SARS-CoV-2 vaccines are generally safe, there are growing concerns about their link to a potentially life-threatening multi-system inflammatory syndrome following vaccination (MIS-V). We conducted thi...

    Authors: Mohamed Elsaid, Arvind Nune, Deyaa Hesham, Fatma Mohamed Fouad, Hamsa Hassan, Heba Hamouda, Huda Sherif, Maya Magdy Abdelwahab, Nourelhoda Hegazi and Yasmena Abd El-Rahman
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:19
  12. Visceral leishmaniasis is caused by the parasites Leishmania donovani spices complex that can spread to internal organs and the disease is fatal with a fatality rate of nearly 100% if left untreated. Visceral ...

    Authors: Chekol Alemu, Habitamu Wudu, Getu Dessie and Chalachew Gashu
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:18
  13. Herpes zoster (shingles) is caused by reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus. Despite the recommended herpes zoster vaccine for individuals aged ≥ 50 years, its uptake remains low in Saudi Arabia.

    Authors: Sarah AlMuammar, Afaf Albogmi, Manar Alzahrani, Fai Alsharef, Raghad Aljohani and Teif Aljilani
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:17
  14. Globally, more than 33 million people are living with rheumatic heart disease (RHD). A high prevalence of the disease is observed in people with poor socio-economic status, overcrowding, and low access to medi...

    Authors: Hiwot Berhanu, Yimer Mekonnen, Abdulhalik Workicho, Kalkidan Hassen, Zenebe Negeri, Morankar Sudhakar, Shimelis Mitiku and Andualem Mossie
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:16
  15. The COVID-19 pandemic has posed clinical and public health challenges worldwide. The use of corticosteroids has become an evidence-based practice to reduce the hyperinflammatory process involved in severe COVI...

    Authors: Hasan Hamze, Teresa Tai and David Harris
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:15
  16. Bartonella henselae is a species of intracellular bacteria transmitted to humans through animal bites and scratches contaminated with the feces of arthropod vectors, and are most commonly associated with cat expo...

    Authors: Amanda Hempel, Fizza Manzoor and Dan Petrescu
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:14
  17. Hypertension is a common and important risk factor for cardiovascular disease which is the leading cause of death among the general population and travelers. Data on hypertension among travelers are very limit...

    Authors: Watsapol Gultawatvichai, Wasin Matsee, Phimphan Pisutsan, Teera Kusolsuk, Udomsak Silachamroon, Chayasin Mansanguan, Saranath Lawpoolsri, Gerard T. Flaherty and Watcharapong Piyaphanee
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:13
  18. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses a significant threat to human health as 4.95 million deaths were associated with bacterial AMR in 2019 and is projected to reach 10 million by 2050. To mitigate AMR, survei...

    Authors: Sodiq Inaolaji Yusuff, Yusuf Amuda Tajudeen, Iyiola Olatunji Oladunjoye, Habeebullah Jayeola Oladipo, Olufunmilayo Victoria Bolarinwa, Olalekan Tolulope Popoola, Abdulhakeem Funsho Ahmed and Matifan Dereje Olana
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:12
  19. Prompt administration of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is crucial to prevent a fatal rabies infection after an animal associated injury (AAI), preferably within 24 h. PEP, especially in case of a type III in...

    Authors: Anouk M. T. Warmerdam, Floriana S. Luppino and Leo G. Visser
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:11
  20. The arrival of COVID-19 impacted every aspect of life around the world. The virus, whose spread was facilitated overwhelmingly by people’s close contact at home and by travelling, devastated the tourism, hospi...

    Authors: Irmgard L Bauer
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:10
  21. Acquired resistance to antifungal agents is rising among Candida species. Herbal extracts including Capsicum annum extracts have biological profits, which can be employed to overcome drug resistance in fungal spe...

    Authors: Shaghayegh Moghadam, Behnam Azari, Roghayeh Rashidi, Mahdi Hosseini Bafghi, Hassan Rakhshandeh, Selman Mohammed Selman and Hossein Zarrinfar
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:9
  22. In the Somali region of Ethiopia, visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a public health concern. However, VL epidemiology and sand fly vectors have not been well studied in various areas of the regional state, includ...

    Authors: Ahmed Ismail, Solomon Yared, Sisay Dugassa, Adugna Abera, Abebe Animut, Berhanu Erko and Araya Gebresilassie
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:8
  23. Over the last decades, unimaginable amounts of money have gone into research and development of vector control measures, repellents, treatment, and vaccines for vector borne diseases. Technological progress an...

    Authors: Irmgard L. Bauer
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:7
  24. Dengue virus (DENV) infection is a global economic and public health concern, particularly in tropical and subtropical countries where it is endemic. Saudi Arabia has seen an increase in DENV infections, espec...

    Authors: Ommer Dafalla, Ahmed A. Abdulhaq, Hatim Almutairi, Elsiddig Noureldin, Jaber Ghzwani, Omar Mashi, Khalid J. Shrwani, Yahya Hobani, Ohood Sufyani, Reem Ayed, Abdullah Alamri, Hesham M. Al-Mekhlafi and Zaki M. Eisa
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:5
  25. Despite being first identified in 1947, Zika virus-related outbreaks were first described starting from 2007 culminating with the 2015 Latin American outbreak. Hypotheses indicate that the virus has been circu...

    Authors: Y.-C. Chiu, D. Baud, A. Fahmi, B. Zumkehr, M. Vouga, L. Pomar, D. Musso, B. C. Thuong, M.P. Alves and M. Stojanov
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:4

    The Correction to this article has been published in Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:6

  26. We aimed to investigate the aetiology and outcomes of illnesses in patients presenting to an emergency department after travelling to a malaria-endemic country, in order to raise awareness of both tropical and...

    Authors: Sofie Desmet, Liesbet Henckaerts, Sien Ombelet, Benjamin Damanet and Peter Vanbrabant
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:3
  27. Rat lung worm disease (RLWD) has several clinical forms including eosinophilic meningitis (EOM) and two severe forms, eosinophilic meningoencephalitis (EOME) and eosinophilic radiculomyelitis (EORM). It remain...

    Authors: Atibordee Meesing, Sittichai Khamsai, Kittisak Sawanyawisuth, Somsak Tiamkao, Wanchai Maleewong, Panita Limpawattana, Bundit Sawunyavisuth, Chetta Ngamjarus and Watchara Boonsawat
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:2
  28. Yellow fever is a viral hemorrhagic fever caused by yellow fever virus, a mosquito-borne flavivirus. Despite an effective vaccine, major outbreaks continue to occur around the world. Even though it is not a pr...

    Authors: Fernando Pereira Frassetto and Sergio Rosemberg
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 9:1
  29. Hump-nosed vipers (HNV; Hypnale spp) are one of the medically important venomous snakes in Sri Lanka and South-Western regions of India. The haemostatic dysfunction due to HNV bites is poorly characterized by sta...

    Authors: Bhawani Yasassri Alvitigala, Lallindra Viranjan Gooneratne, Iresha Dharmasena, Nuwan Premawardana, Manujasri Wimalachandra, Miyuru Weerarathna, Roopen Arya and Ariaranee Gnanathasan
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2023 8:28
  30. Initiatives to eradicate malaria have a good impact on P. falciparum malaria worldwide. P. vivax, however, still presents significant difficulties. This is due to its unique biological traits, which, in compariso...

    Authors: Kassahun Habtamu, Beyene Petros and Guiyun Yan
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:27
  31. Worldwide, several efforts have been made to develop, distribute and administer safe and effective vaccines to reduce morbidity and mortality and control the Covid-19 pandemic. This study aimed to analyze the ...

    Authors: Jadher Percio, Cibelle Mendes Cabral, Francieli Fontana Sutile Tardetti Fantinato, Dalva Maria de Assis, Lely Stella Guzmán-Barrera and Wildo Navegantes de Araújo
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:25
  32. Buruli ulcer (BU) is a debilitating neglected tropical disease which causes disability and mostly affects inhabitants in impoverished settings where access to medical care is challenging. This study aims to de...

    Authors: Chihurumnanya Alo, Ijeoma Nkem Okedo-Alex, Ifeyinwa Chizoba Akamike, Adaoha Pearl Agu, Ifeyinwa Maureen Okeke, Chidinma Ihuoma Amuzie and Nneamaka C. Alo
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:24
  33. Although uncommon, there is increasing interest and public health concerns of the pathogen Prototheca spp, a ubiquitous achlorophilic microalgae that can affect both humans and animals. High mortality rates have ...

    Authors: Alvano Trespalacios Sierra, Bárbara Arroyo-Salgado, Jesús Rodriguez-Blanco, Ingrid Tibocha Gordon and María Cristina Martínez-Ávila
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:23
  34. India is an attractive destination for travelers. Unfortunately, numerous reports exist on traveler’s diarrhea (TD) and fecal colonization with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli (ESBL-EC...

    Authors: Basilua Andre Muzembo, Kei Kitahara, Ayumu Ohno, Keinosuke Okamoto and Shin-Ichi Miyoshi
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:22
  35. In a non-endemic setting, disseminated histoplasmosis is a rare travel-related health problem of immunosuppressed returnees from endemic regions.

    Authors: Eveline Hofmann, Konrad Mühlethaler, Matthias Pollak, Daniel Ott, Nora Bienz, Stefan Zimmerli and Cédric Hirzel
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:21
  36. Most mass gathering events have been suspended due to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. However, with vaccination rollout, whether and how to organize some of these mass gathering events arises as part of the pandemic ...

    Authors: Mohammadali Tofighi, Ali Asgary, Ghassem Tofighi, Mahdi M. Najafabadi, Julien Arino, Amine Amiche, Ashrafur Rahman, Zachary McCarthy, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, Edward Thommes, Laurent Coudeville, Martin David Grunnill, Lydia Bourouiba and Jianhong Wu
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:19
  37. The novel SARS-CoV-2, responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, is the third zoonotic coronavirus since the beginning of the 21 first century, and it has taken more than 6 million human lives because of the lack ...

    Authors: Isabel Acosta-Coley, Leonor Cervantes-Ceballos, Lesly Tejeda-Benítez, Lucellys Sierra-Márquez, María Cabarcas-Montalvo, María García-Espiñeira, Wilfrido Coronell-Rodríguez and Bárbara Arroyo-Salgado
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:20
  38. Leishmaniasis is a widespread disease in tropical and subtropical countries, except for Australia and Oceania. In Poland, tourists, migrants and travellers from leishmaniasis-endemic countries may carry Leishmani...

    Authors: Katarzyna Sikorska, Marta Gesing, Romuald Olszański, Anna Roszko-Wysokińska, Beata Szostakowska and Katarzyna Van Damme-Ostapowicz
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:18
  39. The risk of disease is a key factor that travelers have identified when planning to travel abroad, as many people are concerned about getting sick. Mobile devices can be an effective means for travelers to acc...

    Authors: Pongthep Meankaew, Saranath Lawpoolsri, Watcharapong Piyaphanee, Peerawat Wansatid, Pimwadee Chaovalit, Siam Lawawirojwong and Jaranit Kaewkungwal
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:17
  40. Leishmaniasis is a vector-borne disease caused by several species from genus Leishmania. An increase in the number of cases related to human movement has been informed in the last years. Due to the increase of su...

    Authors: Lianet Monzote, Daniel González, Orestes Blanco, Jorge Fraga, Virginia Capó, Alberto Herrera and Ana Margarita Montalvo
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:15
  41. The Kenya Breaking Transmission Strategy for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) from 2019 to 2023 intensifies advocacy, coordination, and partnerships. The purpose of this study was to explore views and experie...

    Authors: Lydiah W. Kibe, Bridget W. Kimani, Collins Okoyo, Wyckliff P. Omondi, Hadley M. Sultani and Doris W. Njomo
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:16
  42. The neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are endemic in several Arab countries. The purpose of the current study was to assess the contribution of researchers in Arab countries to the knowledge base on NTDs usin...

    Authors: Waleed M. Sweileh
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:14
  43. Travel medicine focuses primarily on pre-travel preventive care and the conditions and diseases acquired during or after travel. There is a paucity of validated tools to assess the knowledge, attitude and prac...

    Authors: Arvind Kumar, Anand Rajendran, Mohd Usman, Jatin Ahuja, Sameer Samad, Ankit Mittal, Prerna Garg, Upendra Baitha, Piyush Ranjan and Naveet Wig
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:13
  44. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, millions of people have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 around the world. An area of epidemiological relevance is Latin America, tropical regions, due to the distribution of endemic ...

    Authors: Tomás Acosta-Pérez, Tomás Rodríguez-Yánez, Amilkar Almanza-Hurtado, María Cristina Martínez-Ávila and Carmelo Dueñas-Castell
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:12
  45. Expatriates working in low-and middle-income countries have unique health problems. Migration leads not only to an increase in individual health risk but also a risk of global impact, such as pandemics. Expatr...

    Authors: Amornphat Kitro, Thundon Ngamprasertchai and Kriengkrai Srithanaviboonchai
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:11
  46. The main elements of effective vaccine cold chain management at the immunization service delivery point are well-trained vaccine cold chain handlers, vaccine storage equipment, and appropriate vaccine manageme...

    Authors: Diriba Feyisa, Fikadu Ejeta, Temesgen Aferu and Oliyad Kebede
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:10
  47. Childhood diarrhea remains a major disease burden, particularly in developing countries, and is a leading cause of death in children aged < 5 years, worldwide. Treatment of acute diarrhea now includes probioti...

    Authors: Keya Rani Lahiri, Raghvendra Singh, Mohini Apte, Mahantesh Patil, Amar Taksande, Rafael Varona, Godhuli Chatterjee, Manish Verma, Sandrine Brette and Marcos III Perez
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:9
  48. Malaria vector control programs in Sub-Saharan Africa have invested many efforts and resources in the control of eight-sibling species of Anopheles gambiae complex and An. funestus group. The behaviour of sibling...

    Authors: Eliningaya J. Kweka
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:7

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