Global Travel and Disease Term Paper by ResearchRiter

Global Travel and Disease
A discussion on how global travel facilitates the spread of diseases.
# 121354 | 750 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Medical and Health (General) , Aviation, Aeronautics (General)

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This paper describes key changes in global travel in the past 1,000 years, explaining how these changes have contributed to the increasing risk of diseases spreading.

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"Global travel within the last years has undergone key changes that have contributed to the increasing risk of diseases spreading. One prominent change has been in the number of people confined to one vessel for a voyage. Whereas the number of people in one ancient sailing ship was generally in the dozens, on a modern cruise ship or airliner there are hundreds. Furthermore, the air on such conveyances is recycled ensuring that if anyone aboard has an infectious disease, everyone who breathes the air will..."

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