[Visiting friends and relatives (VFRs) role on imported malaria: a literature review]

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Abstract

[automatically translated] In the last decades, increased At numbers of travel to tropical destinations in combination with the enormous influx of immigrants have led to an increased At number of imported malaria cases in developed countries. There is a group of immigrants Regularly resident in malaria free areas, Which travel to malaria endemic countries to visit Their friends and relatives (VFRs). VFRs Represent a high-risk group of contracting malaria. Publications presenting original data on malaria in VFRs were selected for a literature review.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)23-28
Number of pages6
JournalEpidemiologia e prevenzione
Volume38
Publication statusPublished - 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Epidemiology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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