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EBNESINA 2007, 10(1): 31-41 Back to browse issues page
Transmission of infections during commercial air travels
M Darvishi , S Zareiy, HA Alishah, AA Saidi, MA Davarpanah
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Popularly and expansion of air transport and its convenience and ease has made the issue of airborne, food borne and zoonotic disease transmission during air travel to a critical public health problem. The immense fear of bioterrorism draws attention toward the potential of spread of these agents through air travel. The incidence of SARS in 2002 showed the serious role of air transport in rapid dissemination and potential risk of pandemy of such disease. In addition to air crew, public health officials and care providers have a major role in defection and control of infection during air travel and must have of knowledge of the local and international guidelines.
Keywords: Air transport, Infections, Control
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/03/7 | Accepted: 2014/06/3 | Published: 2014/06/3

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