John T Watson

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Epidemic risk after disasters
    John Watson
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1468; author reply 1469. 2006
  2. pmc Outbreak of beriberi among African Union troops in Mogadishu, Somalia
    John T Watson
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e28345. 2011
  3. pmc Measles vaccination in humanitarian emergencies: a review of recent practice
    Rebecca F Grais
    Epicentre, 8 rue Saint Sabin, Paris 75011, France
    Confl Health 5:21. 2011
  4. pmc Epidemics after natural disasters
    John T Watson
    Disease Control in Humanitarian Emerfencies, Communicable Disease Cluster, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1-5. 2007
  5. pmc Dead crow reports and location of human West Nile virus cases, Chicago, 2002
    John T Watson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:938-40. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of food-borne illness associated with plant material containing raphides
    John T Watson
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 43:17-21. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of catheter-associated Klebsiella oxytoca and Enterobacter cloacae bloodstream infections in an oncology chemotherapy center
    John T Watson
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2639-43. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Displaced populations and pandemic influenza
    Michelle Gayer
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:755-6. 2006
  9. pmc Molecular epidemiology of Neisseria meningitidis isolates from an outbreak of meningococcal disease among men who have sex with men, Chicago, Illinois, 2003
    Susanna Schmink
    Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch, DBD, NCIRD, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:3768-70. 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Epidemic risk after disasters
    John Watson
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1468; author reply 1469. 2006
  2. pmc Outbreak of beriberi among African Union troops in Mogadishu, Somalia
    John T Watson
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e28345. 2011
    ..Illnesses were characterized by peripheral edema, dyspnea, palpitations, and fever. Our objectives were to determine the cause of the outbreak, and to design and recommend control strategies...
  3. pmc Measles vaccination in humanitarian emergencies: a review of recent practice
    Rebecca F Grais
    Epicentre, 8 rue Saint Sabin, Paris 75011, France
    Confl Health 5:21. 2011
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  4. pmc Epidemics after natural disasters
    John T Watson
    Disease Control in Humanitarian Emerfencies, Communicable Disease Cluster, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1-5. 2007
    ..We outline the risk factors for outbreaks after a disaster, review the communicable diseases likely to be important, and establish priorities to address communicable diseases in disaster settings...
  5. pmc Dead crow reports and location of human West Nile virus cases, Chicago, 2002
    John T Watson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:938-40. 2004
    ..Retrospective spatial analysis demonstrated that age-adjusted human case rates were three times higher inside geographic areas with high early-season crow deaths than outside these areas...
  6. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of food-borne illness associated with plant material containing raphides
    John T Watson
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 43:17-21. 2005
    ..Raphides have known toxic effects when chewed, including painful edema, vesicle formation, and dysphagia. We report a food-borne illness outbreak associated with ingestion of raphides...
  7. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of catheter-associated Klebsiella oxytoca and Enterobacter cloacae bloodstream infections in an oncology chemotherapy center
    John T Watson
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2639-43. 2005
    ..Our purpose was to identify the source of the outbreak and prevent further cases...
  8. ncbi request reprint Displaced populations and pandemic influenza
    Michelle Gayer
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:755-6. 2006
  9. pmc Molecular epidemiology of Neisseria meningitidis isolates from an outbreak of meningococcal disease among men who have sex with men, Chicago, Illinois, 2003
    Susanna Schmink
    Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch, DBD, NCIRD, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:3768-70. 2007
    ..Isolates from this outbreak were identical to each other but distinct from the clone that caused a similar outbreak in Canada in 2001...