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Background: Large events or mass gatherings (MGs) are known to amplify the risk of infectious diseases, many of which can be prevented by vaccination. In this review we have evaluated the burden of vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) in MGs. Methods: Major databases like PubMed and Embase, Google...

Author(s)
Alqahtani, A. S.; Alfelali, M.; Arbon, P.; Booy, R.; Rashid, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2015, 33, 48, pp 6552-6563
Abstract

Recently, infectious diseases of wildlife occurred in conjunction with anthropogenic activities become critical problem and are considered associated with relation between humans and wildlife. Humans feed wildlife for various purposes such as just fun, tourist attractions, and conservation,...

Author(s)
Fukui, D.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, Gifu, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2013, 18, 2, pp 41-48
Abstract

It is recognised that tourism destinations are vulnerable to some form of crisis or disaster. Consequently, attention has long been paid to the nature and consequences of tourism crises and disasters, whilst, more recently, a number of tourism crisis management models have been proposed in the...

Author(s)
Speakman, M.; Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2012, 1, 1/2, pp 67-77
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In this article the authors discusses the current status regarding the adoption of a One Health approach (the linking of animal and human health together with the ecosystems in which we live) by high profile experts, officials and institutions around the globe focusing on its initial...

Author(s)
Okello, A. L.; Gibbs, E. P. J.; Vandersmissen, A.; Welburn, S. C.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2011, 169, 11, pp 281-285
Abstract

Several cases of the H5N1 virus, or bird flu, have recently been discovered in Asia. In some isolated cases, the virus was found to have been transmitted from animals to human beings. However, most research suggested that the virus has low virulence in man. In 2005, the World Health Organisation...

Author(s)
Lee ChungChieh; Chen ChihJen
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 6, pp 1421-1422
Abstract

Given the number and the frequency of external shocks encountered by Thailand in the last two decades, this study identifies the number and the location of the breaks and tests to determine whether the breaks have a transitory or a permanent effect on international tourist arrivals to Thailand for...

Author(s)
Saleh, A. S.; Verma, R.; Ihalanayake, R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2011, 16, 4, pp 483-491
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

An influenza pandemic - an outbreak of a novel influenza virus that spreads around the world - is a real threat. To predict the spread of an influenza pandemic across the whole of Japan, this study applies a real individual-based model (ribm) to the whole of Japan and simulates how a single case of ...

Author(s)
Ohkusa, Y.; Sugawara, T.
Publisher
National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID), Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2009, 62, 2, pp 98-106
Abstract

This publication summarizes the results of the first international simulation exercise on pandemic avian and human influenza conducted in France during March 2007, which aimed to (1) explore the relevant role of travellers and tourists in pandemic influenza, (2) increase awareness of national...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
First international avian and human influenza simulation exercise, Paris, France, 28-29 March, 2007, 2007, pp 58 pp.
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

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