International travel in the pandemic era Implications for health advice

Nicholas A. Zwar*, Peter A. Leggat

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Background 

International travel is resuming, but the COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the context in terms of regulation, risks and models of travel. 

Objective 

Providing travel health advice is an important role for general practice. The aim of this article is to cover the changed context and wide-ranging implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for travel health advice. 

Discussion 

Travel in the COVID-19 era requires travellers to be well informed and prepared to comply with complex and evolving public health measures. There are changing patterns of infectious disease risk related to the impacts of the pandemic, increasing antimicrobial resistance and climate change.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)879-883
Number of pages5
JournalAustralian Journal of General Practice
Volume51
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2022

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