Public Health Rev 2017 8;38:22. Epub 2017 Sep 8.
Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.
An unprecedented rise in the number of asylum seekers and refugees was seen in Europe in 2015, and it seems that numbers are not going to be reduced considerably in 2016. Several studies have tried to estimate risk of infectious diseases associated with migration but only very rarely these studies make a distinction on reason for migration. In these studies, workers, students, and refugees who have moved to a foreign country are all taken to have the same disease epidemiology. Read More