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Estimating the risk of outbreaks of COVID-19 associated with shore leave by merchant ship crews: simulation studies for New Zealand. 2021;134(1529).

Author: Wilson N, Blakely T, Baker MG, Eichner M. The investigators used simulation modeling to predict the likelihood of COVID-19 breakouts in COVID19-free settings as a result of merchant ship workers infected at the point of origin taking shore leave. Their findings may help policymakers make decisions about crew shore leave laws and the adoption …

Estimating the risk of outbreaks of COVID-19 associated with shore leave by merchant ship crews: simulation studies for New Zealand. 2021;134(1529). Lue lisää »

Maritime illness and death reporting and public health response, United States, 2010–2014. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. 2017 Sep;19:16–21.

Author: Stamatakis CE, Rice ME, Washburn FM, Krohn KJ, Bannerman M, Regan JJ. Summary: From January 2010 to December 2014, the authors conducted a descriptive study of mandated maritime illness and death reports of probable diagnoses and requested notifications to the CDC’s Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, which operates the CDC’s Quarantine Stations.Individual maritime …

Maritime illness and death reporting and public health response, United States, 2010–2014. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. 2017 Sep;19:16–21. Lue lisää »

Estimating the Risk of Communicable Diseases aboard Cargo Ships. J Travel Med. 2009 Nov 1;16(6):402–6.

Author: Schlaich CC, Oldenburg M, Lamshöft MM. Summary: This study assesses baseline disease activity on cargo ships under the German flag. During the course of more than 1.5 million person-days of observation, 21% of visits to the ship’s infirmary were for potentially communicable disorders (45.8 consultations per 100 person-years). For acute respiratory symptoms, as many …

Estimating the Risk of Communicable Diseases aboard Cargo Ships. J Travel Med. 2009 Nov 1;16(6):402–6. Lue lisää »

Epidemic infectious gastrointestinal illness aboard U.S. Navy ships deployed to the Middle East during peacetime operations – 2000–2001. BMC Gastroenterol. 2006 Dec;6(1):9.

Author: Riddle MS, Smoak BL, Thornton SA, Bresee JS, Faix DJ, Putnam SD. Summary: This is a preliminary examination of suspected infectious gastrointestinal illness outbreaks onboard US Navy ships in the Middle East. This is the first study to quantify the rate of outbreaks, and it should spur further research employing methodology tailored to detecting, …

Epidemic infectious gastrointestinal illness aboard U.S. Navy ships deployed to the Middle East during peacetime operations – 2000–2001. BMC Gastroenterol. 2006 Dec;6(1):9. Lue lisää »

Infectious Risks on Different Types of Ships with Reference to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Trans Marit Sci. 2022 Apr 20;11(1):286–93.

Author: Mulić R, Radošević J, Vidan P, Poljak NK. Summary: The threat of infectious diseases to seafarers varies according to the type and trade of ship. On cruise ships and passenger ships, the risks of COVID 19 and other respiratory illnesses, as well as food poisoning, are higher than on cargo ships. According to current …

Infectious Risks on Different Types of Ships with Reference to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Trans Marit Sci. 2022 Apr 20;11(1):286–93. Lue lisää »

Infectious Diseases on Cruise Ships. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 1999;29(4):737–43.

Author: Minooee A, Rickman LS. Summary: The authors list some of the previously reported outbreaks of gastrointestinal disorders, their causal agents, and possible mechanisms of transmission on cruise ships, as well as respiratory illnesses such as diphtheria, legionnaire’s disease, rubella, and influenza. This paper summarizes several potential infections that may pose a threat to all …

Infectious Diseases on Cruise Ships. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 1999;29(4):737–43. Lue lisää »

Tracking the global reduction of marine traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nat Commun. 2021 Apr 27;12(1):2415.

Author: March D, Metcalfe K, Tintoré J, Godley BJ. Summary: During the first half of 2020, the authors quantify and map global changes in marine traffic. There were declines in 70.2% of EEZs, however the changes varied regionally and temporally in accordance with confinement measures. Global losses peaked in April, with a 1.4% drop in …

Tracking the global reduction of marine traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nat Commun. 2021 Apr 27;12(1):2415. Lue lisää »

Quarantine measures for coronavirus disease 2019 on a cruise ship, Taiwan, February 2020. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2020 Oct;99:298–300.

Author: Lin YC, Chen MY, Liu MC, Lin YJ, Lin YH, Kuo JS, et al. Summary: The paper describes the on-board quarantine measures implemented by Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center on a cruise ship docked at the Port of Keelung, Taiwan, on February 8, 2020. Quarantine officers, medical professionals, and administrative staff conducted fever screening …

Quarantine measures for coronavirus disease 2019 on a cruise ship, Taiwan, February 2020. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2020 Oct;99:298–300. Lue lisää »

Surveillance and control of communicable diseases related to passenger ships in Europe. Int Marit Health.

Author: Hadjichristodoulou C, Mouchtouri VA, Martinez CV, Nichols G, Riemer T, Rabinina J, et al. Summary: This study explored the legislative framework and current practices related to surveillance of communicable diseases and response aboard passenger ships in Europe. A detailed questionnaire was disseminated and completed by 59 competent authorities in 27 European countries. The main …

Surveillance and control of communicable diseases related to passenger ships in Europe. Int Marit Health. Lue lisää »

Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus Colonization and Risk Factors for Infection Among Military Personnel in a Shipboard Setting. Military Medicine. 2016 Jun;181(6):524–9.

Author: Curry JA, Maguire JD, Fraser J, Tribble DR, Deiss RG, Bryan C, et al. Summary: The authors conducted a cross-sectional observational study to ascertain the prevalence of S. aureus colonization among military personnel aboard a naval ship. Several findings may inform future Navy and Marine Corps treatment, infection control, and outbreak investigation guidelines for …

Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus Colonization and Risk Factors for Infection Among Military Personnel in a Shipboard Setting. Military Medicine. 2016 Jun;181(6):524–9. Lue lisää »

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