Travel medicine and tourist health

Leggat, Peter A. (2021) Travel medicine and tourist health. In: Wilks, Jeffrey, Pendergast, Donna, Leggat, Peter A., and Morgan, Damien, (eds.) Tourist Health, Safety and Wellbeing in the New Normal. Springer, Singapore, pp. 25-46.

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Following a period of steady growth in tourism, COVID-19 has caused a tremendous decrease in tourist numbers travelling around the world. With the advent of COVID-19 vaccine programs we will no doubt see a resurgence in travel, but it may take years to recover to pre-COVID-19 levels. Travel medicine aims to assist travellers remain healthy and safe during their travels and will be very important to the recovery of tourism globally. Indeed, travel medicine will likely play a key role in when we can travel normally again.

Item ID: 71060
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-981-16-5414-5
Keywords: Travel, Medicine, Tourist, Health, COVID-19
Copyright Information: © The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2021
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2021 01:29
FoR Codes: 35 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 3508 Tourism > 350803 Tourism management @ 10%
42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4206 Public health > 420699 Public health not elsewhere classified @ 90%
SEO Codes: 11 COMMERCIAL SERVICES AND TOURISM > 1104 Tourism services > 110499 Tourism services not elsewhere classified @ 10%
20 HEALTH > 2004 Public health (excl. specific population health) > 200499 Public health (excl. specific population health) not elsewhere classified @ 90%
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