Human migration, conflict and infectious diseases

Armed conflict poses a major threat to societal wellbeing. Overcrowding, poor sanitary conditions, disruption of, and reduced access to, medical and public health services, exposure of affected populations to novel pathogens, and food shortage can increase the risk of infectious diseases and their sequelae. This article collection will bring together research, case reports and viewpoints to strengthen understanding on the risks posed by infectious disease and effective and appropriate public health responses during times of armed conflict and forced migration. The journals participating in this collection are: Conflict and Health Globalization and Health Gut Pathogens Infectious Diseases of Poverty Malaria Journal One Health Outlook Parasites & Vectors Manuscripts should be formatted according to individual journal guidelines and submitted via the online submission system. In the submission system please make sure that the correct collection title is chosen at the 'Additional Information' step. Please also indicate clearly in the covering letter that the manuscript is to be considered for this collection.


Articles (4 in this collection)