Gastrointestinal illness and vector-borne infections are the main risks to public health during the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Visitors to the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics Summer Games (5–21 August and 7–18 September 2016) in Rio, Brazil will be most at risk of gastrointestinal illness and vector-borne infections. Consequently, travellers are advised to pay attention to standard hygiene measures and protect themselves against mosquito and other insect bites using insect repellent and wearing long-sleeved shirts and trousers.
Cost-effectiveness analysis of malaria chemoprophylaxis for travellers to West-Africa
A cost-effectiveness analysis of malaria chemoprophylaxis reimbursement for travellers to West Africa was conducted with the perspective of the Swiss health system.
RAGIDA study assesses infection risk during air travel
What are the chances of contracting an infectious disease during a domestic or international flight? Will flying with a sick fellow passenger in an aisle seat three rows ahead invariably make one succumb to a massive infection? Do airborne diseases spread more quickly inside aircraft cabins, given the rather poor air quality inside the cabin with its limited air supply rate and low humidity?