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The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impacts of infectious diseases including Avian Flu and severe acute respiratory syndrome (hereafter SARS) on international tourist arrivals in Asian countries using both single datasets and panel data procedures. An autoregressive moving average model ...

Author(s)
Kuo HsiaoI; Chen ChiChung; Tseng WeiChun; Ju LanFen; Huang BingWen
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2008, 29, 5, pp 917-928
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
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Author(s)
Yang, Y. T.; Reiss, D. R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 6, pp tax070
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Recently, infectious diseases of wildlife occurred in conjunction with anthropogenic activities become critical problem and are considered associated with relation between humans and wildlife. Humans feed wildlife for various purposes such as just fun, tourist attractions, and conservation,...

Author(s)
Fukui, D.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, Gifu, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2013, 18, 2, pp 41-48
Abstract

This year the Hajj will take place during 24-29 October. Recent outbreaks of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, cholera in Sierra Leone, and infections associated with a novel coronavirus in Saudi Arabia and Qatar required review of the health...

Author(s)
Al-Tawfiq, J. A.; Memish, Z. A.
Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2012, 17, 41, pp 20295
Abstract

An influenza pandemic - an outbreak of a novel influenza virus that spreads around the world - is a real threat. To predict the spread of an influenza pandemic across the whole of Japan, this study applies a real individual-based model (ribm) to the whole of Japan and simulates how a single case of ...

Author(s)
Ohkusa, Y.; Sugawara, T.
Publisher
National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID), Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2009, 62, 2, pp 98-106
Abstract

Background: The role of demographic factors, climatic conditions, school cycles, and connectivity patterns in shaping the spatio-temporal dynamics of pandemic influenza is not clearly understood. Here we analyzed the spatial, age and temporal evolution of the 2009 A/H1N1 influenza pandemic in...

Author(s)
Chowell, G.; Towers, S.; Viboud, C.; Fuentes, R.; Sotomayor, V.; Simonsen, L.; Miller, M. A.; Lima, M.; Villarroel, C.; Chiu, M.; Villarroel, J. E.; Olea, A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Infectious Diseases, 2012, 12, 298, pp (13 November 2012)
Abstract

Background: The role of demographic factors, climatic conditions, school cycles, and connectivity patterns in shaping the spatio-temporal dynamics of pandemic influenza is not clearly understood. Here we analyzed the spatial, age and temporal evolution of the 2009 A/H1N1 influenza pandemic in...

Author(s)
Chowell, G.; Towers, S.; Viboud, C.; Fuentes, R.; Sotomayor, V.; Simonsen, L.; Miller, M. A.; Lima, M.; Villarroel, C.; Chiu, M.; Villarroel, J. E.; Olea, A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Infectious Diseases, 2012, 12, 299, pp (13 November 2012)
Abstract

Background. Data comparing returned travelers and immigrants/refugees managed in a hospital setting is lacking. Methods. We prospectively collected data on 1,106 patients with an illness likely acquired overseas who presented to two hospital-based Australian infectious diseases units over a 6-year...

Author(s)
O'Brien, D. P.; Leder, K.; Matchett, E.; Brown, G. V.; Torresi, J.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2006, 13, 3, pp 145-152

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