volume 19, issue 1, P49-65 2005
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2004.11.001
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Sonia Y. Angell, Ron H. Behrens

Abstract: Although VFR travelers are at risk for acquiring infections and experiencing illness while traveling, many of these diseases are preventable. A comprehensive approach to decreasing their travel-related morbidity requires continued surveillance, data collection, systematic analysis, and action. A review of the literature provides few examples of interventions designed specifically to address VFR travel needs. Given the geographic and cultural diversity of these populations, models grounded in health behavior th…

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