Affiliation: Queen Mary
- Influenza and the Hajj: defining influenza-like illness clinicallyHarunor Rashid
Int J Infect Dis 12:102-3. 2008
- Ramadan fasting and breast milkHarunor Rashid
Breastfeed Med 2:59-60. 2007
- Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus infections in British Hajj pilgrimsH Rashid
Academic Unit of Child Health, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
Emerg Health Threats J 1:e2. 2008..Continuing surveillance and a programme of interventions to contain the spread of infection are needed at the Hajj, particularly when the world is preparing for an influenza pandemic...
- Influenza vaccine in Hajj pilgrims: policy issues from field studiesHarunor Rashid
Academic Unit of Child Health, Barts and The London Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, UK
Vaccine 26:4809-12. 2008..1-1.4) had confirmed influenza. Rates of influenza in vaccinated and unvaccinated 'not at risk' pilgrims were similar (10% vs. 11%). Seasonal influenza vaccine was insignificantly protective against influenza in Hajj pilgrims...
- Value of rapid testing for influenza among Hajj pilgrimsHarunor Rashid
Academic Unit of Child Health, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Travel Med Infect Dis 5:310-3. 2007..The suitability of this test among pilgrims has not been studied in the past and this study assesses the usefulness of the test for diagnosing influenza among those attending the Hajj...
- Hajj: health lessons for mass gatheringsShuja Shafi
Clinical Microbiology and Health Protection Agency Collaborating Laboratory, Northwick Park and St Marks Hospital, North West London Hospitals NHS Trust, Harrow, Middlesex, London, UK
J Infect Public Health 1:27-32. 2008..Establishing an international centre for public health relating to the Hajj will enable co-ordinating international health action and appropriate intervention...
- Nasopharyngeal carriage rate of Streptococcus pneumoniae in children with sickle cell disease before and after the introduction of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccineEllie Alexander
Academic Unit of Child Health, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, The Blizard Building, London, UK
J Infect Public Health 1:40-4. 2008..The introduction of PCV-7 appears to be associated with a shift in distribution of serotypes carried by children with SCD. This may have implications for vaccine effectiveness...
- Influenza vaccine uptake among British Muslims attending Hajj, 2005 and 2006Shuja Shafi
BMJ 333:1220. 2006
- Meningococcal vaccine coverage in Hajj pilgrimsHaitham El Bashir
Lancet 369:1343. 2007
- Pandemic influenza: mass gatherings and mass infectionHarunor Rashid
Lancet Infect Dis 8:526-7. 2008
- Avian influenza. Is there an Islamic solution?Harunor Rashid
Saudi Med J 27:1935. 2006