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Respiratory diseases are common infectious illnesses on cruise ships. This study integrated an individual-to-individual probability model, a susceptible-exposed-infected-recovered epidemic model at the individual scale, and an onboard indoor social contact network model for evaluating the infection ...

Author(s)
Zheng LiJie; Chen QingYan; Xu Jian; Wu FangLiang
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Indoor and Built Environment, 2016, 25, 8, pp 1267-1278
Abstract

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

Health safety during trips is based on previous counseling, vaccination and prevention of infections, previous diseases or specific problems related to the destination. Our aim was to assess two aspects, incidence of health problems related to travel and the traveler's awareness of health safety....

Author(s)
Tome, A. C. N.; Canello, T. B.; Luna, E. J. de A.; Andrade Júnior, H. F. de
Publisher
Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo, 2013, 55, 1, pp 55-59
Abstract

This document provides an assessment of the potential health risks related to infectious diseases and other health threats for European Union/European Economic Area citizens during their stay in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj pilgrimage between 19 and 24 August 2018. The following public health risks...

Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Public health risks related to communicable diseases during the 2018 Hajj, Saudi Arabia, 19-24 August 2018, 2018, pp 17 pp.
Abstract

Background. Respiratory illness continues to exert a burden on hajj pilgrims in Makkah. The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of respiratory illness and its associated factors among Malaysian hajj pilgrims in 2013 and to describe its preventive measures. Methods. A...

Author(s)
Suhana Hashim; Ayub, Z. N.; Zeehaida Mohamed; Habsah Hasan; Azian Harun; Nabilah Ismail; Rahman, Z. A.; Siti Suraiya; Nyi Nyi Naing; Aziz, A. A.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2016, 23, 2, pp tav019
Abstract

We investigated a large summertime outbreak of acute respiratory illness during May-September 1998 in Alaska and the Yukon Territory, Canada. Surveillance for acute respiratory illness (ARI), influenza-like illness (ILI), and pneumonia conducted at 31 hospital, clinic, and cruise ship infirmary...

Author(s)
Uyeki, T. M.; Zane, S. B.; Bodnar, U. R.; Fielding, K. L.; Buxton, J. A.; Miller, J. M.; Beller, M.; Butler, J. C.; Fukuda, K.; Maloney, S. A.; Cetron, M. S.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2003, 36, 9, pp 1095-1102
Abstract

In 1997, passengers on North American cruises developed acute respiratory illnesses (ARIs); influenza was suspected. We reviewed 1 ship's medical records for 3 cruises: cruise 1 (31 August to 10 September 1997), cruise 2 (11-20 September 1997), and cruise 3 (20-30 September 1997). Medically...

Author(s)
Miller, J. M.; Tam, T. W. S.; Maloney, S.; Fukuda, K.; Cox, N.; Hockin, J.; Kertesz, D.; Klimov, A.; Cetron, M.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2000, 31, 2, pp 433-438
Abstract

Large numbers of transients visit big cities, where they come into contact with many people at crowded areas. However, epidemiological studies have not paid much attention to the role of this subpopulation in disease spread. We evaluate the effect of transients on epidemics by extending a synthetic ...

Author(s)
Parikh, N.; Youssef, M.; Swarup, S.; Eubank, S.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2013, 3, 1, pp 03152
Abstract

This article describes various communicable (gastrointestinal diseases, influenza and other respiratory infections, legionellosis) and non-communicable diseases associated with cruise ship voyages. Precautionary measures for cruise ship passengers and crew members are given.

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
Weekly Epidemiological Record, 2007, 82, 34, pp 305-308
Abstract

Background. Although acute respiratory tract infections (RTI) have been recognized as a significant cause of illness in returning travelers, few studies have specifically evaluated the etiologies of RTI in this population. Methods. This prospective investigation evaluated travelers returning from...

Author(s)
Jauréguiberry, S.; Boutolleau, D.; Grandsire, E.; Kofman, T.; Deback, C.; Aït-Arkoub, Z.; Bricaire, F.; Agut, H.; Caumes, E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2012, 19, 1, pp 22-27

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