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Current use and development of vaccines for Japanese encephalitis
Background: Japanese encephalitis (JE) is a significant cause of human morbidity and mortality throughout Asia. Vaccines for JE have been available for many years and their use has been effective inExpand
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A cohort study to assess the new WHO Japanese encephalitis surveillance standards
Objective To assess the field-test version of the new WHO Japanese encephalitis (JE) surveillance standards. Methods We applied the clinical case definition of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES),Expand
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Healthcare workers' attitude towards influenza vaccination after the 2009 pandemic.
BACKGROUND Previous studies have demonstrated the variability of healthcare workers' (HCWs) willingness to consider seasonal influenza vaccination, possibly to the detriment of their patients. AIMSExpand
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Natural history of HIV/AIDS
Abstract AIDS was first recognized in 1981 and is caused by HIV-1. HIV-2 causes a similar illness to HIV-1 but is less aggressive and restricted mainly to West Africa. In 2007, the World HealthExpand
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Burden and cost of imported infections admitted to infectious diseases units in England and Wales in 1998 and 1999.
BACKGROUND International travel from the UK has been rising, and the number of imported infections has increased. This study aimed to describe the number, nature, origin, clinical burden and cost ofExpand
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Malaria therapy in HIV: drug interactions between nevirapine and quinine
We report the case of an HIV-positive Nigerian man on antiretroviral therapy (ART) with an undetectable viral load who presented with rigors, fever and back pain after returning to the UK from aExpand
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Exposures and reported symptoms associated with occupational deployment to the Buncefield fuel depot fire, England 2005
Objectives: An explosion at the Buncefield fuel depot outside London occurred on 11 December 2005. We conducted a retrospective cohort study of airborne exposures and health status for workersExpand
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Assessing disability after encephalitis: development of a new outcome score in India and Malaysia
Objective To develop a simple tool for assessing the severity of disability resulting from Japanese encephalitis and whether, as a result, a child is likely to be dependent. Methods A new outcomeExpand