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How do economic crises affect migrants' risk of infectious disease? A systematic-narrative review.

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BACKGROUND: It is not well understood how economic crises affect infectious disease incidence and prevalence, particularly among vulnerable groups. Using a susceptible-infected-recovered framework, we systematically reviewed literature on the impact of the economic crises on infectious disease risks in migrants in Europe, focusing principally on HIV, TB, hepatitis and other STIs. METHODS: We conducted two searches in PubMed/Medline, Web of Science, Cochrane Library, Google Scholar, websites o...

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10.1093/eurpub/ckv151

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
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Journal:
European journal of public health
Publication date:
2015-08-28
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EISSN:
1464-360X
ISSN:
1101-1262
URN:
uuid:4276216b-94d4-46b1-99a2-b311aafbc434
Source identifiers:
541741
Local pid:
pubs:541741
Language:
English

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