The influenza landscape and vaccination coverage in older adults during the SARS-Cov-2 pandemic: data from Several European Countries and Israel

ABSTRACT Introduction: The Raise Awareness of Influenza Strategies in Europe (RAISE) group gathered information about the healthcare burden of influenza (hospitalizations, intensive care unit [ICU] admissions, and excess deaths), surveillance systems, and the vaccine coverage rate (VCR) in older adults in 18 European countries and Israel. Areas covered: Published medical literature and official medical documentation…

Yellow fever – African Region (AFRO)

Situation at a Glance Since the beginning of 2023, and as of 25 February 2024, a total of 13 countries in the WHO African Region have documented probable and confirmed cases of yellow fever (YF), namely Burkina Faso, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the…

NECTM9 – Early Bird Deadline March 3rd 2024

The NECTM9 conference in Copenhagen is fast approaching. Don’t forget to register to NECTM9 before early bird expires March 3rd. Click here to see the registration fees and register for the conference using the button below. Industry Symposium At NECTM9 there will be six symposiums sponsored by the industry. The industry symposiums are located during breakfast, lunch or…

Latest Issue

Volume 14 In progress (Jan 2024 – Dec 2025) This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable. Guide for Authors Submit your article Latest Articles ….. 17/03/2024 Download PDF   Can cultural influences cause disease and illness Mike Townend MB, ChB (Hons), Dip Trav Med, FFTM RCPS (Glasg). Hon…

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Air pollution – a problem for travellers?

Air pollution – a problem for travellers? Intro Download PDF Submit your article Guide for Authors Air pollution – a problem for travellers? Mike Townend MB, ChB (Hons), Dip Trav Med, FFTM RCPS(Glasg), Hon Fellow BGTHA, Hon Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow Introduction Outdoor air pollution is a major environmental health problem affecting everyone…

New paper published – Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of European Healthcare Professionals towards Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B Vaccination in at-Risk Adults

Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of European Healthcare Professionals towards Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B Vaccination in at-Risk Adults Citation: Shamarina D, Sluga-O’Callaghan M, Kassianos G, Marijam A, Dave V, Davenport E, Andani A, Curran D, Dewda P, Steffen R. Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of European Healthcare Professionals towards Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B Vaccination in at-Risk Adults.…

Travel Medicine Conference – LAST WEEK TO BOOK

Travel Medicine Annual Conference: Wandering Free Overground Underground HYBRID This annual event is the perfect opportunity for travel medicine professionals to learn, interact and get inspired.  Professors Sir David and Lady Mary Warrell will deliver this year’s Livingstone Lecture and they will be joined by a host of stellar speakers fresh from the field giving…