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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
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

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

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

Background: Little is known about hostellers' knowledge of transmission and prevention of avian influenza when travelling abroad. This study was designed to investigate these in the Australian context. Methods: In 2006, hostellers attending a travellers' information evening in Brisbane, Queensland, ...

Author(s)
Leggat, P. A.; Mills, D.; Speare, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2007, 5, 1, pp 53-56
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

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