Surveillance for travel-related disease--GeoSentinel Surveillance System, United States, 1997-2011.

@article{Harvey2013SurveillanceFT,
  title={Surveillance for travel-related disease--GeoSentinel Surveillance System, United States, 1997-2011.},
  author={Kira A Harvey and Douglas H. Esposito and Pauline V. Han and Phyllis E. Kozarsky and David O. Freedman and D Adam Plier and Mark J. Sotir},
  journal={Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Surveillance summaries},
  year={2013},
  volume={62},
  pages={1-23}
}
PROBLEM/CONDITION In 2012, the number of international tourist arrivals worldwide was projected to reach a new high of 1 billion arrivals, a 48% increase from 674 million arrivals in 2000. International travel also is increasing among U.S. residents. In 2009, U.S. residents made approximately 61 million trips outside the country, a 5% increase from 1999. Travel-related morbidity can occur during or after travel. Worldwide, 8% of travelers from industrialized to developing countries report… CONTINUE READING