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Background: Highly pathogenic avian influenza A (HPAI) H5N1 viruses have infected poultry and wild birds on three continents with more than 600 reported human cases (59% mortality) since 2003. Wild aquatic birds are the natural reservoir for avian influenza A viruses, and migratory birds have been...

Author(s)
Reed, C.; Bruden, D.; Byrd, K. K.; Veguilla, V.; Bruce, M.; Hurlburt, D.; Wang, D.; Holiday, C.; Hancock, K.; Ortiz, J. R.; Klejka, J.; Katz, J. M.; Uyeki, T. M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses, 2014, 8, 5, pp 516-523
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From 29 June to 7 July 2009, Singapore hosted the inaugural Asian Youth Games (AYG), which brought 1210 athletes and 810 officials from 43 participating countries. On 11 June, just 1 week before the Games Village Medical Centre started operations, the World Health Organization officially declared a ...

Author(s)
Lim HoonChin; Cutter, J.; Lim WengKee; Ee, A.; Wong YoongCheong; Tay BoonKeng
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2010, 44, 7, pp 528-532
Abstract

The recent global outbreak of Influenza A (H1N1), or the more commonly known as swine flu, has negatively affected the tourism and hospitality industries in many countries. This article reports a study that applied independent component analysis, a novel statistical technique, to separate the...

Author(s)
Wu, E. H. C.; Law, R.; Jiang, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2010, 29, 4, pp 751-753
Abstract

This paper investigates the impacts of avian flu on global and Asian tourism using panel data procedures. Both static and dynamic fixed effects panel data models are adopted to estimate the impacts of this infectious disease. The empirical results from static and dynamic fixed effects panel data...

Author(s)
Kuo HsiaoI; Chang ChiaLin; Huang BingWen; Chen ChiChung; McAleer, M.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2009, 15, 3, pp 501-511
Abstract

We report the first case of severe pneumonia due to co-infection with the emerging avian influenza A (H5N1) virus subclade 2.3.2.1 and Mycoplasma pneumoniae. The patient was a returning traveller who had visited a poultry market in South China. We then review the epidemiology, virology,...

Author(s)
To, K. K. W.; Ng, K. H. L.; Que TakLun; Chan, J. M. C.; Tsang KayYan; Tsang, A. K. L.; Chen HongLin; Yuen KwokYung
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Emerging Microbes and Infections, 2012, 1, 9, pp e25
Abstract

The present paper addresses the issue of communicating tourism crises, with a special focus on the role of the destination marketing organization's Web sites. The risks and impact of the avian flu on the mobility of people, and consequently therefore, on tourism has been addressed. Selected tourism ...

Author(s)
Volo, S.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2007, 23, 2/4, pp 83-93
Abstract

Avian influenza or "bird flu" is causing increasing concern across the world as experts prepare for the possible occurrence of the next human influenza pandemic. Only influenza A has ever been shown to have the capacity to cause pandemics. Currently A/H5N1, a highly pathogenic avian influenza...

Author(s)
Sellwood, C.; Asgari-Jirhandeh, N.; Salimee, S.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Postgraduate Medical Journal, 2007, 83, 981, pp 445-450
Abstract

In October 2005, a media frenzy began to develop globally with the spread of Avian Influenza (hereafter Avian Flu) from South East Asia to Northern Europe. The media interest was largely a result of the impact on chickens as a food source and also the potential of Avian Flu to mutate and trigger a...

Author(s)
Page, S.; Yeoman, I.; Munro, C.; Connell, J.; Walker, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2006, 27, 3, pp 361-393
Abstract

This paper explores the potential short-term economic impacts of an avian influenza pandemic on Australia, its states, and the key sectors likely to be affected by a pandemic. Potential economic effects are categorized into: (1) direct impacts; (2) flow-on effects; and (3) confidence effects. The...

Author(s)
Buetre, B.; Kim Yeon; Tran, Q. T.; Thomson, J.; Gunasekera, D.
Publisher
Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Canberra, Australia
Citation
Australian Commodities, 2006, 13, 2, pp 351-359
Abstract

Although avian influenza A (H5N1) is common in birds worldwide, it has only recently led to disease in humans. Humans who are infected with the disease (referred to as human influenza A (H5N1)) have a greater than 50% mortality rate. Currently there has not been documented sustained human-to-human...

Author(s)
Hurtado, T. R.
Publisher
Alliance Communications Group, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, 2006, 17, 4, pp 276-281

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