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Cover for Managing health-related crises in the cruise industry.

This chapter provides a comprehensive analysis of health-related crises within the cruise industry and offers empirical recommendations for both practitioners and scholars. This chapter is divided into 3 parts: the first part briefly reviews the relevant concepts and definitions, the second part...

Author(s)
Liu BingJie; Pennington-Gray, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

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: Influenza viruses are among the major causes of serious human respiratory tract infection worldwide. In line with the high disease burden attributable to influenza, these viruses play an important, but often neglected, role in travel medicine. Guidelines and recommendations regarding...

Author(s)
Goeijenbier, M.; Genderen, P. van; Ward, B. J.; Wilder-Smith, A.; Steffen, R.; Osterhaus, A. D. M. E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 1, pp taw078
Abstract

Author(s)
Bell, T. R.; Duong, K. K.; Finelli, L.; Slaten, D. D.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2014, 46, 3, pp 327-329
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

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

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

There is a risk for an individual to acquire an exotic disease when travelling and to introduce it to non-endemic areas after returning. Influenza (flu) is a good example of such a disease. The incidence of flu in travellers is unknown. However, numerous outbreaks of flu have been reported in...

Author(s)
Ansart, S.; Caumes, E.
Publisher
Elsevier SAS, Paris, France
Citation
Médecine et Maladies Infectieuses, 2006, 36, 4, pp 190-195
Abstract

This paper reviews reports of influenza outbreaks on cruise ships, presents guidelines for the control of outbreaks, analyses the use of influenza vaccines and antivirals in preventing and controlling this disease, and discusses the cost effectiveness of disease prevention.

Author(s)
Ruben, F. L.; Ehreth, J.
Publisher
Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine in Gdynia, Gdynia, Poland
Citation
International Maritime Health, 2002, 53, 1/4, pp 36-42
Abstract

During 31 August-10 September 1997, a total of 39 (2.7%) of 1445 passengers and 3 (0.5%) of 631 crew members on a cruise from New York City, USA, to Montreal, Canada, presented with acute febrile respiratory illness. All passengers disembarked in Montreal; 9 (0.6%) were referred to area hospitals...

Author(s)
Miller, J.; Tam, T.; Afif, C.; Maloney, S.; Cetron, M.; Fukata, K.; Klimov, A.; Hall, H.; Kertesz, D.; Hockin, J.
Citation
Canada Communicable Disease Report, 1998, 24, 2, pp 9-11

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