Communicable Diseases and Travel Health

Communicable Diseases/
Travel Health Sites
Travel Health Portal Sites Country Health/Medical
Profile Information
Communicable Diseases Outbreaks
and Prevention
Infectious Diseases/Toropical
Medicine and Travel Health
Links
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the World
Escherichia coli /
O157 Infections
CJD Information Sources BSE Information Sources
Novel coronavirus infection
New Influenza A(H5N1)/
Avian Influenza
Swine influenza A (H1N1)
Anthrax & Its Infection/
Prevention
VRS/VRE/MRSA
Cryptococcus gattii SARS : Urgent info.! XDR-TB
West Nile Fever/Virus
Hantavirus Infection
Outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing
E. coli O104
HIV-Negative AIDS

Ebola Virus Disease

Zika Virus

Dengue Fever


Local Time Around the World



Tokyo/Japan Travel & Living Guide

/Portal Sites,Transportation,Maps,Restaurants,Foods,Supermarkets,Daily Life Tips,
Learning Japanese Lauguage, Manners & Etiquette, Medical Services, Emergency,
Public Services, Discount Shops, Telephone Services, Hotels & Inns, Travel, Banks,
Festivals, Japanese Customs, Shopping, Real Estate, Park



Communicable Diseases/Travel Health Sites



World Health Organization
Diseases Outbreak News, WHO
WHO Weekly Epidemiological Record
Global Outbreak Alert & Response Network(GOARN)
Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response (EPR)), WHO
Diseases Covered by EPR
Ebola and other haemorragic fever outbreak, Outbreak News Index,WHO
International Travel and Health , WHO
Malaria Database, WHO
Influenza Surveillance, WHO
Global Atlas of Infectious Diseases/WHO
UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for
R/T for Tropical Diseases

CDC and US Agencies
Centers for Disease Control,USA
Pasteur Institute,France
CDC Travelers' Health Page,USA
(Diseases Outbreaks,Geographic Health Recommendations)
CDC: Guidelines and Recommendations for Immunizations
U.S. State Department Travel Warnings and Consular
Information Sheets
CDC: Health Topics A to Z/Information by diseases and health topics

Center for Infections/Health ProtectionAgency, UK

Travel Medicine Program/Health Canada

Emory University,Division of Infectious Diseases
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Harvard School of Public Health
MedWeB Plus: Diseases and Conditions
Tulane University, department of Tropical Medicine
Alameda Travel Vaccination Center
AMDA Tropical Medicine Database

Mapping Malaria Risk in Africa

NATURE: Weekly Journal of Science

CDC/Traveler's Health/ Health Information for Various
Destinations
CDC: Health Information for Travelers to Southeast Asia
Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library
South-East Asia Information

Infectious Disease Surveillance Center
(National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan)
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
FluNet(Influenza Information Network)

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Travel Health Portal Sites



Travel Health Online
CDC:Traveler's Health Page
International Society of Travel Medicine
MD travel health.com
fit for travel/NHS UK
Travel Doctor Site/UK
NetDoctor/UK




WWW Sites on National Health/Medical Profile Information
and Communicable Diseases Outbreakes and Their Medical
/Preventive Information




Country Health/Medical Profile Information




The World Factbook /CIA, USA
U.S. State Department Travel Warnings and Consular
Information Sheets(Country profile)
LANIC/USAID Data Base for Latin American Countries
LANIC/Data Base for Latin America by Country & Subject
CDC: Health Information for Travelers to Destinations
Country Profiles/Dept. of F.A Canada


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Communicable Diseases Outbreaks and Prevention Information



Outbreaks Information
Diseases Outbreak News, WHO
WHO Weekly Epidemiological Record
Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Response(CSR), WHO
Ebola and other haemorragic fever outbreak, Outbreak News Index,WHO

Medical/Preventive Information on Communicable Diseases
AMDA Tropical Diseases Database
CDC Home Travel Information Page,USA
access to the CDC Prevention Guidelines
access to the VACCINATION CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS

Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases
International Travelers Clinic/Travel Health Info.
CDC: Guidelines and Recommendations for Immunizations

Malaria Database(WHO-TDR)




Infectious Diseases/Toropical Medicine and Travel Health Links




Infectious Diseases Links(National Center for Infectious Diseases)

Tropical medicine and Infectious Diseases/Hawaii Medical Library(Associations,
Directories, Diseases Specific Resources, US Govt. Sources, International
Sources, Journals)

Links to Key Clinical Medicine Sites(WHO, USA Resources, Official Surveillance
Bulletins, Unofficial Surveillance Bulletins, Diseases Information Pages,
Funding Agencies, Clinical Tropical Medicine Training, Professional Societies,
Travel Clinic Directories)

Resources for Travel medicine (Travel Medicine recommendations,
Travel Warning Information, Background Information)




Local Time Around the World

World Time Server
World Clock
Time Ticker



WWW Information Source on Escherichia coli Infections



Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention Home Page
1. Escherichia coli Infections/E. coli
QDMMWR : Index - Search keyword " O157:H7"

E. coli/FoodSafety.gov

O157 in the USA/American Society of Internal Medicine

The E. Coli Index


CDC/
Notice to Health Care Providers \ Shiga Toxin-producing E. coli O104
(STEC O104:H4) Infections in U.S. Travelers Returning from Germany

Investigation Update: Outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E.
coli O104 (STEC O104:H4) Infections Associated with Travel
to Germany

CDC - HEALTH ADVISORY - Notice to Health Care
Providers ? Shiga Toxin-producing E. coli O104 (STEC O104:
H4) Infections in U.S. Travelers Returning from Germany

FDA statement on E. coli O104 outbreak in Europe
Robert Koch Institute: Outbreak of haemolytic uremic
syndrome (HUS) caused by bacterial infection


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CJD Information Sources


Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease - NHS Choices
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease/Wikipedia
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) /neurology channel

Mortality from Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and related disorders


CJD: The UK Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease Surveillance Unit

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Prevention - Mayo Clinic

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease/WHO

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation Inc.





BSE Information Sources



British Sites

BSE-Dept. for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
BSE - Food Standards Agency/

Other Related Sites

Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies(TSE)/WHO
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)/WHO

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), or Mad Cow Disease/CDC
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)/FDA
US Department of Agriculture/BSE Page
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)/US APHIS
NINDS Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Information Page
Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSE)/State of
New Jersey,USA

BSE: how to spot and report the disease - GOV.UK
Introduction to Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy /DAERA







Avian Influenza (H5N1)/Bird Flu.



WHO Information on Avian Flu./
Influenza at the Human-Animal Interface (HAI)
Disease Outbreak News/Out break info. on Avian Flu.
WHO Influenza Info. :Avian Influenza
Avian and other zoonotic influenza/Media centre/WHO
WHO Influenza Info. :Avian Influenza in China/WPRO
WHO WPRO Avian Influenza Situation Updates/WPRO
Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – China

CDC Information on Flu: Avian Flu./
Avian Influenza
CDC:Influenza

World Organization for Animal Health/
AVIAN INFLUENZA Portal

FAO/
ANIMAL HEALTH/AVIAN INFLUENZA

Thailand/
Latest Avian / Bird Flu News/ Thailand

Hongkong/
CDC/Isolation of Avian Influenza A(H5N1) Viruses from
Humans - Hong Kong

News on the flu./
News & Health Guide/Avian influenza/NY Times
USGS National Wildlife Health Center - Avian Influenza News
Medical News /Avian Influenza
Newsvine - avian-influenza




Novel Coronavirus infection

Coronavirus infections/WHO
Novel coronavirus infection/WHO
Coronavirus
How threatening is the new coronavirus?/BBC
HUMAN CORONAVIRUS
Severe Respiratory Disease associated with Novel Coronavirus
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infection of Human
Ciliated Airway Epithelia: Role of Ciliated Cells in Viral Spread in
the Conducting Airways of the Lungs
Infection Control Today - Coronaviruses



Swine influenza A (H1N1)

Swine Influenza (Flu)/CDC
2009 H1N1 Flu ("Swine Flu") and You/CDC
Vaccine against 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus/CDC

CDC Flu - Official Site

Influenza-Like Illness in the United States and Mexico/WHO

CNN/Swine flu infection in USA




Anthrax & Its Infection/Prevention



Basic Information/Anthrax / CDC
WHO/Anthrax

Anthrax fact sheet - Factsheets / NSW Health

Anthrax: US Food & Drug Administration

CDC(US Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention)
Emergency Preparedness & Response/Bioterrorism


WHO/ Anthrax
WHO / Guidance on anthrax: frequently asked questions
Guidelines for the Surveillance and Control of Anthrax in Humans and Animals/WHO

Anthrax: guidance, data and analysis / GOV.UK

Bacillus anthracis and anthrax

Media & News on Anthrax
News on Anthrax/Topics
Anthrax Health News
Anthrax - Topics - NY Daily News
Anthrax Resources and News




RSV/VRE/MRSA

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection (RSV)/CDC
Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections | RSV / MedlinePlus
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Infection-Topic Overview/ WebMD

Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE) /CDC

Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci - NCBI / National Institutes of Health
Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE)


CDC/MRSA

Infection Control in Healthcare Settings/CDC
Infection Control Guideline
Infection Control Manual:MRSA/Yale-New HavenHospital
Guidelines for Control of MRSA
MRSA Guidelines for Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF)




West Nile Fever/Virus

WHO/West Nile virus
CDC/West Nile Virus
Symptoms & Treatment | West Nile Virus / CDC
USGS/West Nile Virus
Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, N.Y.City/West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus/MedlinePlus




Hantavirus Infection

WHO/Hantavirus diseases
Hantavirus: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Hantavirus/CDC
Hantavirus Symptoms, History, Transmission & Treatment - MedicineNet
Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome/Mayo Clinic
Hantavirus Infections: MedlinePlus




Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

WHO
WHO Outbreak Report
WHO SARS
WHO/FAQ on SARS

CDC/USA
CDC: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)/FAQ,Clinical
Guidelines & recommendations/News Updates

NIH/Medlineplus/SARS

NIAID/SARS
NCBI/SARS

Health Canada/ Information on SARS

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) /
Health and Safety Executive (HSE),UK


Hospital Infection Control Guidance/Guideline for SARS


Hospital Infection Control Guidance for SARS/WHO

Practical Guidelines for Infection Control in Health Care Facilities/WHO/WPRO

SARS:Infection Control in Healthcare Facilities/ CDC,USA

SARS:Infection Control for Prehospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS)/CDC




XDR-TB

WHO/TB
Emergence of XDR-TB/WHO
Frequently asked questions - XDR-TB/WHO

Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR TB) /CDC
TB /Fact Sheets /Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR TB)
/CDC
Drug-Resistant TB/CDC

Emergence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis with Extensive Resistance
to Second-Line Drugs --- Worldwide, 2000--2004/MMWR/CDC

Treatment for tuberculosis

Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis




NDM-1

What is superbug NDM-1? / Medical News Today
Q&A: NDM-1 superbugs




Cryptococcus gattii

C.gattii Infections | Fungal Disease / CDC
Cryptococcus Gattii - BC Centre for Disease Control




Outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O104

CDC/
Outbreak Notice/Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O104:H4 infections in Germany

Investigation Update: Outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O104 (STEC O104:H4)
Infections Associated with Travel to Germany

CDC - HEALTH ADVISORY - Notice to Health Care
Providers ? Shiga Toxin-producing E. coli O104 (STEC O104:
H4) Infections in U.S. Travelers Returning from Germany

FDA/
FDA statement on E. coli O104 outbreak in Europe
Robert Koch Institute: Outbreak of haemolytic uremic
syndrome (HUS) caused by bacterial infection

Other/

WHO: EHEC outbreak in Germany

Outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) in Germany
(European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control)

E.coli cases in Europe continue to climb, CDC issues travel notice





HIV-Negative AIDS

Information on Negative HIV Test Results/
Dept of Health, NewYork
Understanding Your Test Results - AIDS.gov
Difference Between HIV Positive & HIV Negative




Ebola Virus Disease

  


WHO | Ebola virus disease (EVD)
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever | CDC
Ebola Update/CDC
Travelers' Health:Ebola/CDC
Ebola Guidance for Airlines/CDC
Spread of Ebola Outbreak
Ebola Virus: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention - WebMD
Ebola | MSF USA - Doctors Without Borders
Ebola virus and Marburg virus Prevention - Mayo Clinic

Possible Sexual Transmission of Ebola Virus/CDC

Ebola hemorrhagic fever: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

Ebola Virus and Disease: Types, Symptoms, & Treatment

Ebola virus: Nine Things to know about the killer disease/CNN

Ebola outbreak worsens: Liberian doctor dies, virus spreads to Nigeria

Ebola Drug From Japan May Emerge Among Key Candidates



Dengue Fever


Dengue/CDC
Dengue Fever/WebMed
Dengue/WHO
Dengue Fever/Mayo Clinic
Dengue Fever/MedicineNet

Outbreak in Japan:
Japan tackles first dengue fever outbreak in 70 years/BBC
Tiny invaders bring pain to popular Tokyo park




Zika Virus

Zika virus/CDC
Zika Virus Disease Q & A/CDC
Symptoms, Diagnosis, & Treatment/Zika virus/CDC
Zika Virus/WHO
Zika virus infection/PAHO
Zika virus infection and Zika fever: Frequently asked questions/PAHO
Zika virus infection in the Americas/Travel Health Notice/Canada
9 Important Questions About Zika Virus, Answered





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