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Cruise tourism has become more popular. Long-term personal contact, complex population flows, a lack of medical care facilities, and defective infrastructure aboard most cruise ships is likely to result in the ship becoming an incubator for infectious diseases. In this paper, we use a cruise ship...

Author(s)
Zhang Nan; Miao RuoSong; Huang Hong; Chan, E. Y. Y.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2016, 6, 12, pp 38790
Abstract

A growing number of people undertake international travel, and yet faster growth of such travel is expected in the tropics. Information on the hazards presented by pool and hot spring waters in tropical countries is very limited. This review aims to collate available information on pool water...

Author(s)
Mavridou, A.; Pappa, O.; Papatzitze, O.; Dioli, C.; Kefala, A. M.; Drossos, P.; Beloukas, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15, 12, pp 2730
Abstract

Background: In June 2014, the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus (CHIKV) emerged in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), a location where tourists comprise the majority of the population during peak season (January-April). Limited information is available concerning visitors' CHIKV awareness and...

Author(s)
Cherry, C. C.; Beer, K. D.; Fulton, C.; Wong, D.; Buttke, D.; Staples, J. E.; Ellis, E. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2016, 14, 5, pp 475-480
Abstract

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

This paper will focus on SWOT analysis approach to observe the participation of indigenous people on conservation and tourism. As studies on indigenous peoples, its interrelation with tourism and conservation in Lower Kinabatangan Sabah (LKS) were limited, this study utilized the beginning of...

Author(s)
Normah Abdul Latip; Marzuki, A.; Pimid, M.; Mohd Umzarulazijo Umar
Publisher
American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Ma'an, Jordan
Citation
Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 2015, 9, 7, pp 331-334
Abstract

Peru is an increasingly popular tourist destination that poses a risk to travelers due to endemic vector-borne diseases (VBDs). The objective of our study was to determine which factors are associated with receiving pre-travel advice (PTA) for VBDs among travelers visiting Cuzco, Peru. A...

Author(s)
Mejia, C. R.; Centeno, E.; Cruz, B.; Cvetkovic-Vega, A.; Delgado, E.; Rodriguez-Morales, A. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Infection and Public Health, 2016, 9, 4, pp 458-464
Abstract

In October and November 2012 residents and tourists in the Autonomous Region of Madeira, Portugal, were affected by dengue fever. The outbreak waned during the unusually dry winter. Using a Monte Carlo test we investigated the hypothesis that rainy weather conveyed increased risk of dengue virus...

Author(s)
Frank, C.; Höhle, M.; Stark, K.; Lawrence, J.
Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2013, 18, 14, pp 20446
Abstract

Objective: To examine the potential for international travel to spread yellow fever virus to cities around the world. Methods: We obtained data on the international flight itineraries of travellers who departed yellow fever-endemic areas of the world in 2016 for cities either where yellow fever was ...

Author(s)
Brent, S. E.; Watts, A.; Cetron, M.; German, M.; Kraemer, M. U. G.; Bogoch, I. I.; Brady, O. J.; Hay, S. I.; Creatore, M. I.; Kamran Khan
Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2018, 96, 5, pp 343-354
Abstract

Background. Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) subtype CRF01_AE originated in Africa and then passed to Thailand, where it established a major epidemic. Despite the global presence of CRF01_AE, little is known about its subsequent dispersal pattern. Methods. We assembled a global data set...

Author(s)
Angelisa, K.; Albert, J.; Mamaisa, I.; Magiorkinis, G.; Hatzakis, A.; Hamouda, O.; Struck, D.; Vercauteren, J.; Wensing, A. M. J.; Alexiev, I.; Ǻsjö, B.; Balotta, C.; Camacho, R. J.; Coughlan, S.; Griskevicius, A.; Grossman, Z.; Horban, A.; Kostrikis, L. G.; Lepej, S.; Liitsola, K.; Linka, M.; Nielsen, C.; Otelea, D.; Paredes, R.; Poljak, M.; Puchhammer-Stöckl, E. (et al)
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2015, 211, 11, pp 1735-1744
Abstract

Background: Dengue, an acute febrile illness caused by infection with dengue virus (DENV), is endemic in Bali, Indonesia. As one of the world's most popular tourist destinations, Bali is regularly visited by domestic and international travellers, who are prone to infection by endemic pathogens,...

Author(s)
Masyeni, S.; Yohan, B.; Somia, I. K. A.; Myint, K. S. A.; Sasmono, R. T.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tay061

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