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prepared to offer the faculty member(s) compensation for their efforts if there are large numbers of students involved. The worst-case scenario is that the student is unable to complete the credits under any circumstance. In better financial times,

more institutions would likely be prepared for such contingencies, having set aside a special fund from which the institution could draw to provide full or prorated refunds of tuition and fees. However, in these uncertain economic times, institutions with surplus

Travel Notice Definitions
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issues different types of notices for international travelers. As of May 20, 2004, these definitions have been refined to make the announcements more easily understood by travelers, health-care providers, and the general public. The definitions are laid out below. They describe both levels of risk for the traveler and recommended preventive measures to take at each level of risk. Type of Notice/ Level of Concern In the News Example of Recommended Measures Reinforced standard recommendations for protection against insect bites Reinforced enhanced recommendations, such as vaccination

Scope* Reports of sporadic cases

Risk for Travelers† No increased risk over baseline for travelers observing standard recommendations Increased but definable and limited to specific settings

Preventive Measures Keeping travelers informed and reinforcing standard prevention recommendations Reminders about standard and enhanced recommendations for the region Specific precautions to reduce risk during the stay, and what to do before and after travel‡

Example of Notice Report of cases of dengue in Mexico, 2001

Outbreak Notice

Outbreak in limited geographic area or setting

Outbreak of yellow fever in a state in Brazil in 2003

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Travel Health Precaution

Outbreak of greater scope affecting a larger geographic area

Increased in some settings, along with risk for spread to other areas

Outbreak of avian influenza among poultry and humans in several countries in Southeast Asia in early 2004

Recommended specific precautions including avoiding areas with live poultry, such as live animal markets and poultry farms; ensuring poultry and eggs are thoroughly cooked; monitoring health Recommended travelers to postpone nonessential travel because of level of risk

Travel Health Warning

Evidence that outbreak is expanding outside the area or populations initially affected

Increased because of evidence of transmission outside defined settings and/or inadequate containment measures

In addition to the specific precautions cited above, postpone nonessential travel‡

SARS outbreak in Asia in 2003

*The term “scope” incorporates the size, magnitude, and rapidity of spread of an outbreak. †Risk for travelers is dependent on patterns of transmission, as well as severity of illness. ‡Preventive measures other than the standard advice for the region may be recommended depending on the circumstances (e.g., travelers may be requested to monitor their health for a certain period after their return, or arriving passengers may be screened at ports of entry). Credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, available online at http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices.htm.

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International Educator - November/December 2012
Table of Contents
From the Editors
In Brief
Voices
Transforming Lives
Local Connections
Juniata College Faculty Discovered the World and Students Followed
Partnering
Forum
In Focus
Health and Insurance Supplement
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International Educator - November/December 2012 - Voices
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International Educator - November/December 2012 - Transforming Lives
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