The roles of transportation and transportation hubs in the propagation of influenza and coronaviruses: a systematic review

  title={The roles of transportation and transportation hubs in the propagation of influenza and coronaviruses: a systematic review},
  author={Annie J. Browne and Sacha St-Onge Ahmad and Charles R. Beck and Jonathan S Nguyen-Van-Tam},
  journal={Journal of Travel Medicine},
BACKGROUND Respiratory viruses spread in humans across wide geographical areas in short periods of time, resulting in high levels of morbidity and mortality. [] Key MethodMETHODS Healthcare databases and sources of grey literature were searched using pre-defined criteria between April and June 2014. Two reviewers screened all identified records against the protocol, undertook risk of bias assessments and extracted data using a piloted form. Results were analysed using a narrative synthesis.

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