WHO publishes the third edition of guidelines for the prevention and control of air-travel-associated tuberculosis

I. Abubakar, K. Fernandez de la Hoz

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Air travel has increased over the last few decades resulting in greater risk of the spread of infectious diseases carried by infectious travellers. The risk of transmission of pathogens is particularly important for airborne organisms raising concern among public health agencies and the public. Despite limited research on the risk of tuberculosis associated with air travel, several reports have published evidence of the transmission of tuberculosis infection, including multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) [1, 2].
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18898
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jun 2008

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