Infectious disease profiles of Syrian and Eritrean migrants presenting in Europe: A systematic review.

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Summary of "Infectious disease profiles of Syrian and Eritrean migrants presenting in Europe: A systematic review."

In the past decade, a large influx of migrants presented in Europe. Their country of origin was mainly either Syria or Eritrea. Public health institutions in host countries in Europe are challenged to screen and care for migrant populations with regard to infectious diseases.


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Name: Travel medicine and infectious disease
ISSN: 1873-0442


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