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This study explores travel motivation on thanatourism of tourists visiting the disaster-hit beach resort of Phuket and identifies differences in tourist motivation between Thais and Scandinavians and between tourists of different age and gender. The findings reveal that curiosity about the outcome...

Author(s)
Rittichainuwat, B. N.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2008, 46, 4, pp 422-432
Abstract

Between 2004 and 2008, around 30-60 cases of dengue fever among travelers were reported annually in Sweden. Over 75% of cases in 2005-2008 were infected when traveling to Southeast Asia, most of them in Thailand, one of the Swedes' most popular holiday destinations. Since 2007, we observed a 55%...

Author(s)
Heddini, A.; Janzon, R.; Linde, A.
Publisher
Eurosurveillance, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2009, 14, 5, pp 19111
Abstract

Background: The Travel Medicine Clinic in Umeǻ is one of Sweden's largest public providers of vaccination and counselling prior to international travel. During the study period it was the only travel medicine clinic in Umeǻ. This study describes the demography of the visitors to the clinic and...

Author(s)
Angelin, M.; Evengǻrd, B.; Palmgren, H.
Publisher
Informa Healthcare, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2011, 43, 9, pp 714-720
Abstract

We report nine travellers with confirmed chikungunya virus infection, returning from tourist areas of Thailand to Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Romania, Israel and France, diagnosed in January and February 2019. These sentinel tourists support the intensification of chikungunya virus...

Author(s)
Javelle, E.; Florescu, S. A.; Asgeirsson, H.; Jmor, S.; Eperon, G.; Leshem, E.; Blum, J.; Molina, I.; Field, V.; Pietroski, N.; Eldin, C.; Johnston, V.; Cotar, I. A.; Popescu, C.; Hamer, D. H.; Gautret, P.
Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2019, 24, 10, pp 1900146
Abstract

In January 2019, five of 11 travellers to Koh Lanta, Thailand, contracted chikungunya, symptoms starting 4 days after presumed transmission. Four cases were hospitalised, one child treated in intensive care; 6 weeks after disease onset, all three adults have persistent arthralgias/arthritis,...

Author(s)
Kantele, A.
Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2019, 24, 11, pp 1900162

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