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Survey highlights health risks of overseas travel

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7430.7-a (Published 01 January 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:7
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    All large hospitals in the United Kingdom should have clinical staff specialising in infectious diseases to cope with the rise in overseas travel and the emergence of new diseases, says a new report.

    Researchers who carried out an audit at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, of cases of imported infections also call for more education about the prevention of malaria.

    Malaria accounted for the largest number of cases in the survey—85 out of a total of 301—and the …

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