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The Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae), is a highly invasive species and a vector of several viruses of serious concern to public health. Investigating the habitat selection of this species at small to medium scales is essential to the planning of effective prevention and...

Author(s)
Sanz-Aguilar, A.; Rosselló, R.; Bengoa, M.; Ruiz-Pérez, M.; González-Calleja, M.; Barceló, C.; Borrás, D.; Paredes-Esquivel, C.; Miranda, M. A.; Tavecchia, G.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2018, 32, 4, pp 443-450
Abstract

The tourist-based economy of Belize, a tropical hub for eco-tourism, is at high risk to be disproportionately impacted by established and emerging mosquito-borne diseases such as Zika. An online survey was used to probe economic stakeholders working in the Belize tourism industry about their...

Author(s)
Duman-Scheel, M.; Eggleson, K. K.; Achee, N. L.; Grieco, J. P.; Hapairai, L. K.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 7, pp e0201075
Abstract

There were many small puddles formed in the main wetland scenic spots of Delingha city because of the snow-melting in the spring and summer, which provided the natural habitats for mosquito breeding and caused the adverse effects on the local residents' health, well-being and tourism development....

Author(s)
Li ShouJiang; Zhang JianRu; Ma YongCheng; Rao HuaXiang; Wang Rong; Li ChunLin; Jiang GuiYan
Publisher
National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
Citation
Zhongguo Meijie Shengwuxue ji Kongzhi Zazhi = Chinese Journal of Vector Biology and Control, 2018, 29, 4, pp 418-419
Abstract

In Costa Rica, <10% of wastewater is treated before its discharge. This generates a significant impact on the environment, public health, and tourism industry, which is one of the country's main economic activities. Biogardens, subsurface flow artificial wetlands, are alternative systems for the treatment of wastewater. The present study evaluated the removal of organic matter and nutrients in a biogarden located at a...

Author(s)
Pérez-Salazar, R.; Mora-Aparicio, C.; Alfaro-Chinchilla, C.; Sasa-Marín, J.; Scholz, C.; Rodríguez-Corrales, J. Á.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 658, pp 1023-1028
Abstract

Background: Despite the continuing growth of international tourism, very little research has been done on the link between individual risk attitudes and health behaviours during travel. Our study uses a validated risk-taking questionnaire Domain-Specific Risk-Taking Scale (DOSPERT) and data from a...

Author(s)
Farnham, A.; Ziegler, S.; Blanke, U.; Stone, E.; Hatz, C.; Puhan, M. A.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tay064
Abstract

Background: International travel, particularly to developing countries, is becoming increasingly common among the Israeli population, including an increase in the number of travelling children. Since children are a distinct travellers' population, data about their post-travel morbidity are needed....

Author(s)
Rabinowicz, S.; Schwartz, E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 6, pp tax062
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Supervision over the implementation of DDD measures as special measures for prevention and control of infectious diseases in the area of Liburnia conducted by employees branch offices Opatija Teaching Institute for Public Health Kvarner County - Sanitary - Epidemiological Service (HE service)....

Author(s)
Pahor, Ð.; Ostojić, S.; Miočić, I.
Publisher
Korunić d.o.o. Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Zbornik Radova 28. Znanstveno Stručno Edukativni Seminar s Međunarodnim Sudjelovanjem DDD i ZUPP 2016. Djelatnost dezinfekcije, dezinsekcije, deratizacije i zaštite uskladištenih, poljoprivrednih proizvoda, Mošćenička Draga, Croatia, 5. do 8. trsavnja 2016, 2016, pp 139-148
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Background: Malaria is one of the most prevalent parasitic diseases in the world and represents a threat to travellers visiting endemic areas. Chemoprophylaxis is the prevention measure used in travel medicine, avoiding clinical manifestations and protecting against the development of severe...

Author(s)
Chaves, T. do S. S.; Monteiro, W. M.; Alves, J. R.; Lacerda, M.; Lopes, M. H.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2017, 16, 64, pp (7 February 2017)
Abstract

Between August 2005 and July 2006, the densities of mosquitoes, flies, sand flies [Phlebotomus chinensis] and rodents were monitored at Olympic Games venues and tourist attractions in Changping District, Beijing, China. Hazard evaluation was carried out using the risk matrix method. The results...

Author(s)
Wang XiuYun; Lv JingJing; Cao ZhiXian; He HongGuo; Zheng ZhaoYang
Publisher
Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
Citation
Zhongguo Meijieshengwuxue ji Kongzhi Zazhi = Chinese Journal of Vector Biology and Control, 2007, 18, 3, pp 251-254
Abstract

Malaria is still a major threat to health in tropical regions. Particular attention should be directed to malaria prevention in infants and pregnant women as they are at high risk for plasmodial infection and complicated malaria. In this review, we summarize and discuss current evidence on malaria...

Author(s)
Roggelin, L.; Cramer, J. P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2014, 12, 3, pp 229-236

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