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Two outbreaks of norovirus gastroenteritis in tourist resorts in the Dominican Republic in January 2005 were investigated. A total of 402 persons and 371 persons at 2 resorts, 1 located in Punta Cana (attack rate 6.8%) and another in Puerto Plata (attack rate 6.2%), respectively, reported symptoms ...

Author(s)
Doménech-Sánchez, A.; Juan, C.; Rullán, A. J.; Pérez, J. L.; Berrocal, C. I.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2009, 15, 11, pp 1877-1878
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This brief article discusses the ostensible push toward Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in countries such as India. Not only can this make healthcare expensive in a country known for its cost effectivity - which makes it a hub for medical tourism; but it also weakens the existing public health...

Author(s)
Nafis Faizi; Shahwar Kazmi
Publisher
Medknow Publications, Mumbai, India
Citation
Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care , 2017, 6, 1, pp 169-170
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A study was conducted to assess the extent of hazardous water temperatures (i.e., scalding risk) in sanitary fixtures used for personal hygiene in campgrounds in New Zealand, and to assess the potential for further energy savings in these settings. Convenience sampling was performed involving 25...

Author(s)
Wilson, N.; Jarman, J.; Brander, B.; Keall, M.
Publisher
New Zealand Medical Association, Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
New Zealand Medical Journal, 2012, 125, 1354, pp 110-113
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Over a 6-month period, 25 of 108 patients who presented with scabies (Sarcoptes scabiei) at a Spanish clinic reported that they had recently returned from holidays in Cuba where all 25 of them had had sexual relations with Cuban residents. One of the patients was HIV-positive. The public health...

Author(s)
Ródenas López, J. M.; Tercedor Sánchez, J.; Herranz Marín, M. T.
Citation
Medicina Clínica (Barcelona), 1997, 109, 1, pp 39
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Author(s)
Davies, M.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2016, 178, 22, pp 566
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This article reports on the detection of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae strains harbouring the plasmid-mediated transferable colistin resistance gene, mcr-1, in rectal swab samples collected from Hajj pilgrims who travelled to Mecca, Saudi Arabia in 2013 (22 September-23 October) and in ...

Author(s)
Leangapichart, T.; Gautret, P.; Brouqui, P.; Mimish, Z.; Raoult, D.; Rolain, J. M.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 2016, 60, 11, pp 6998-6999
Abstract

To determine tour leaders' knowledge of and attitudes toward rabies vaccination, a cross-sectional survey was conducted among those working in international tourism in Taiwan. A self-administered questionnaire was given to 191 tour leaders who attended 6 seminars in Taiwan during May-October 2010....

Author(s)
Huang ChiaoYu; Huang HsienLiang; Cheng ShaoYi; Lu ChiaWen; Lee LongTeng; Chiu TaiYuan; Huang KuoChin
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2014, 20, 1, pp 157-159
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This paper provides an overview on the current state of health tourism in Iran, highlighting recommendations on how to develop it further towards sustainable growth.

Author(s)
Mousavi, S. M.; Haghi, M.; Manshadi, M. G.
Publisher
School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2016, 45, 2, pp 274-275
Abstract

This paper reports cases of two French tourists who came in contact with stinging trees (Dendrocnide sp.) in March 2012. In the first case, a 49-year-old man without medical history vacationed to the Philippines on the island of Mindoro. While walking in the tropical rainforest, he happened to...

Author(s)
Schmitt, C.; Parola, P.; Haro, L. de
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, 2013, 24, 4, pp 471-473
Abstract

This paper briefly highlights the growing tourism flow to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India), its impact on the area's biodiversity, and the risks to the tribal populations who become more vulnerable to diseases through tourism contacts.

Author(s)
Agoramoorthy, G.; Chandrakasan Sivaperuman
Publisher
Current Science Association, Bangalore, India
Citation
Current Science, 2014, 106, 2, pp 141

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