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  1. Few studies have investigated the change in life expectancy (LE) and the healthy lifespan among patients with advanced schistosomiasis. This study was to evaluate the LE and healthy life expectancy (HLE) for p...

    Authors: Honglin Jiang, Jie Zhou, Meng Xia, Guangping Li, Jie Di, Feng Mao, Liangqing Yu, Yu Cai, Zhengzhong Wang, Ying Xiong, Yixin Tong, Jiangfan Yin, Yue Chen, Qingwu Jiang and Yibiao Zhou
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:4
  2. Establishment of efficient control programs for strongyloidiasis, the infection by Strongyloides stercoralis, is among the World Health Organization (WHO) targets for 2030. Ivermectin is a drug of choice for stro...

    Authors: Dora Buonfrate, Mariella Anselmi, Rosanna Prandi, Monica Marquez, Cristina Mazzi and Antonio Montresor
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:3
  3. Myanmar bears the heaviest malaria burden in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). This study assessed the spatio-temporal dynamics and environmental predictors of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria...

    Authors: Yan Zhao, Pyae Linn Aung, Shishao Ruan, Kyawt Mon Win, Zifang Wu, Than Naing Soe, Myat Thu Soe, Yaming Cao, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Myat Phone Kyaw, Liwang Cui, Lynette Menezes and Daniel M. Parker
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:2
  4. The Omicron variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) spreads rapidly and insidiously. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) screening is an important means of blocking community tr...

    Authors: Yun Yin, Yuanhua Liu, Mengwei Duan, Xiyang Xie, Jie Hong, Jiaqi Huang, Ke Li, Jin Shi, Xi Chen, Hongyan Guo, Xuan Zhou, Rui Liu, Caifeng Zhou, Xiaozhe Wang, Lingcai Kong and Zhijie Zhang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:1
  5. A high-risk prevention strategy is an effective way to fight against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). The China AIDS Fund for Non-Governmental Organizations (CA...

    Authors: Zhiwei Leng, Sha Sha, Shuyu Dai, Xuehui Meng, Jinfeng Li, Junyi Jin, Wenlin Zheng, Weihua Yang, Chuanju Mao, Zhenzhong Wang, Liujin Zhang, Peng Wang, Tao Yang and Weizhong Yang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:126
  6. In areas where malaria has been eliminated, delayed care-seeking and diagnosis of imported malaria are constant threats. This study aimed to describe the profile and determinants of delayed care-seeking and di...

    Authors: Tao Zhang, Duoquan Wang, Yingjun Qian, Wei Ruan, Ying Liu, Jing Xia, Hui Yan, Yuan Sui, Shenning Lu, Xian Xu, Jingjing Jiang, Xiaofeng Lyu, Shuqi Wang, Shizhu Li and Weidong Li
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:125
  7. Vaccine-derived poliovirus (VDPV) is a potential threat to polio eradication because they can reintroduce into the general population and cause paralytic polio outbreaks, a phenomenon that has recently emerged...

    Authors: Mingyu Zhang, Jianhui Yang, Yiran Bai, Hui Zhu, Changshuang Wang, Lu Zhang, Jin Xu, Mingxia Lu, Xiaoxiao Zhang, Zhanpei Xiao, Yating Ma, Yan Wang, Xiaolei Li, Dongyan Wang, Shuangli Zhu, Dongmei Yan…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:124
  8. During the COVID-19 vaccination, the access to vaccines has been unequal among countries and individuals, for example low-income countries displayed significant low levels of vaccination. Furthermore, most ref...

    Authors: Mohammad A. I. Al-Hatamleh, Ma’mon M. Hatmal, Sulaf H. F. Mustafa, Mohammad Alzu’bi, Ali F. AlSou’b, Shahed N. S. Abughanam, Amin N. Olaimat, Elham T. Kateeb and Rohimah Mohamud
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:123
  9. Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is one of the most important neglected tropical diseases. Although VL was controlled in several regions of China during the last century, the mountain-type zoonotic visceral leishma...

    Authors: Zhuowei Luo, Zhengbin Zhou, Yuwan Hao, Jiaxin Feng, Yanfeng Gong, Yuanyuan Li, Yun Huang, Yi Zhang and Shizhu Li
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:122
  10. One Health has become a global consensus to deal with complex health problems. However, the progress of One Health implementation in many countries is still relatively slow, and there is a lack of systematic e...

    Authors: Jiaxin Feng, Zhaoyu Guo, Lin Ai, Jingshu Liu, Xiaoxi Zhang, Chunli Cao, Jing Xu, Shang Xia, Xiao-Nong Zhou, Jin Chen and Shizhu Li
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:121
  11. From May 2018 to September 2022, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) experienced seven Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreaks within its borders. During the 10th EVD outbreak (2018–2020), the largest experienc...

    Authors: Caroline S. Ryan, Marie-Roseline D. Belizaire, Miriam Nanyunja, Olushayo Oluseun Olu, Yahaya Ali Ahmed, Anderson Latt, Matthew Tut Kol, Bertrand Bamuleke, Jayne Tusiime, Nadia Nsabimbona, Ishata Conteh, Shamiso Nyashanu, Patrick Otim Ramadan, Solomon Fisseha Woldetsadik, Jean-Pierre Mulunda Nkata, Jim T. Ntwari…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:118
  12. Recently, despite the steady decline in the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic globally, school TB outbreaks have been frequently reported in China. This study aimed to quantify the transmissibility of Mycobacterium tube...

    Authors: Qiuping Chen, Shanshan Yu, Jia Rui, Yichao Guo, Shiting Yang, Guzainuer Abudurusuli, Zimei Yang, Chan Liu, Li Luo, Mingzhai Wang, Zhao Lei, Qinglong Zhao, Laurent Gavotte, Yan Niu, Roger Frutos and Tianmu Chen
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:117
  13. Brucellosis, a zoonosis mainly transmitted by consumption of unpasteurized dairy products as well as direct contact with infected animals, is endemic in Kyrgyzstan. However, Brucella species in humans have not be...

    Authors: Kalysbek Kydyshov, Nurbolot Usenbaev, Stalbek Berdiev, Aigul Dzhaparova, Aziza Abidova, Nuraiym Kebekbaeva, Murat Abdyraev, Gamal Wareth, Hanka Brangsch, Falk Melzer, Heinrich Neubauer and Mathias W. Pletz
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:120
  14. Utilizing population-based survey data in epidemiological research with a spatial perspective can integrate valuable context into the dynamics of HIV prevalence in West Africa. However, the situation in the Ma...

    Authors: Idrissa Laybohr Kamara, Liang Wang, Yaxin Guo, Shuting Huo, Yuanyuan Guo, Chengdong Xu, Yilan Liao, William J. Liu, Wei Ma and George F. Gao
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:116
  15. There is a raising concern of a higher infectious Omicron BA.2 variant and the latest BA.4, BA.5 variant, made it more difficult in the mitigation process against COVID-19 pandemic. Our study aimed to find opt...

    Authors: Jia Rui, Jin-Xin Zheng, Jin Chen, Hongjie Wei, Shanshan Yu, Zeyu Zhao, Xin-Yi Wang, Mu-Xin Chen, Shang Xia, Ying Zhou, Tianmu Chen and Xiao-Nong Zhou
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:115
  16. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Omicron (B.1.1.529) variant is highly transmissible with potential immune escape. Hence, control measures are continuously being optimized to guard ...

    Authors: Jin-Xin Zheng, Shan Lv, Li-Guang Tian, Zhao-Yu Guo, Pei-Yong Zheng, Yue-Lai Chen, Shi-Yang Guan, Wei-Ming Wang and Shun-Xian Zhang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:114
  17. Ascariasis is one of the most important neglected tropical diseases of humans worldwide. The epidemiology of Ascaris infection appears to have changed with improvements in sanitation and mass drug administration,...

    Authors: Celia Holland, Mahdi Sepidarkish, Gwendoline Deslyper, Ali Abdollahi, Soghra Valizadeh, Abolfazl Mollalo, Sanaz Mahjour, Sahar Ghodsian, Ali Ardekani, Hamed Behniafar, Robin B. Gasser and Ali Rostami
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:113
  18. By 26 August 2022, the number of cases of acute hepatitis of unknown etiology (AHUA) has drastically increased to 1115 distributed in 35 countries that fulfill the World Health Organization definition. Several...

    Authors: Chao Wang, Zhi-Yong Gao, Nick Walsh, Stephen Hadler, Qing-Bin Lu and Fuqiang Cui
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:112
  19. Zoonoses are public health threats that cause severe damage worldwide. Zoonoses constitute a key indicator of One Health (OH) and the OH approach is being applied for zoonosis control programmes of zoonotic di...

    Authors: Han-Qing Zhao, Si-Wei Fei, Jing-Xian Yin, Qin Li, Tian-Ge Jiang, Zhao-Yu Guo, Jing-Bo Xue, Le-Fei Han, Xiao-Xi Zhang, Shang Xia, Yi Zhang, Xiao-Kui Guo and Kokouvi Kassegne
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:109
  20. Dengue is the fastest spreading arboviral disease, posing great challenges on global public health. A reproduceable and comparable global genotyping framework for contextualizing spatiotemporal epidemiological...

    Authors: Liqiang Li, Xiang Guo, Xiaoqing Zhang, Lingzhai Zhao, Li Li, Yuji Wang, Tian Xie, Qingqing Yin, Qinlong Jing, Tian Hu, Ziyao Li, Rangke Wu, Wei Zhao, Sherman Xuegang Xin, Benyun Shi, Jiming Liu…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:107
  21. Elimination of hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a striking challenge for countries with high or moderate disease burden. Therefore, using China as a practical case to share experiences for similar countries may acce...

    Authors: Zhixi Liu, Mengying Li, David W. Hutton, Abram L. Wagner, Ye Yao, Wenlong Zhu, Lingsheng Cao, Shenglan Tang, Jinhua Pan, Yesheng Wang, Qi Zhao, Hong Ren, Ying Wang and Weibing Wang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:106
  22. Healthcare workers (HCWs) were the priority group for influenza vaccination, in China during the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 influenza seasons. However, vaccination rates in HCWs have always been low. This study i...

    Authors: Libing Ma, Xuan Han, Yuan Ma, Yuan Yang, Yunshao Xu, Di Liu, Weizhong Yang and Luzhao Feng
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:105
  23. Countries that aimed for eliminating the cases of COVID-19 with test-trace-isolate policy are found to have lower infections, deaths, and better economic performance, compared with those that opted for other m...

    Authors: Pei Yuan, Yi Tan, Liu Yang, Elena Aruffo, Nicholas H. Ogden, Guojing Yang, Haixia Lu, Zhigui Lin, Weichuan Lin, Wenjun Ma, Meng Fan, Kaifa Wang, Jianhe Shen, Tianmu Chen and Huaiping Zhu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:104
  24. In certain settings, the prevalence and severity of schistosoma infection do not lessen despite repeated rounds of preventative chemotherapy; these areas are known as hotspots. This study aimed to investigate ...

    Authors: Ramy Mohamed Ghazy, Walid Ismail Ellakany, Mai M. Badr, Nehad E. M. Taktak, Heba Elhadad, Sarah M. Abdo, Ayat Hagag, Abdel Rahman Hussein and Mohamed Mostafa Tahoun
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:102
  25. Prevention of tuberculosis (TB)-related stigma is vital to achieving the World Health Organisation’s End TB Strategy target of eliminating TB. However, the process and impact evaluation of interventions to red...

    Authors: Charlotte Nuttall, Ahmad Fuady, Holly Nuttall, Kritika Dixit, Muchtaruddin Mansyur and Tom Wingfield
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:101
  26. Authors: Nan Zhou, Zile Cheng, Xiaoxi Zhang, Chao Lv, Chaoyi Guo, Haodong Liu, Ke Dong, Yan Zhang, Chang Liu, Yung-Fu Chang, Sheng Chen, Xiaokui Guo, Xiao-Nong Zhou, Min Li and Yongzhang Zhu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:100

    The original article was published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:92

  27. Mass drug administration (MDA) of medications to entire at-risk communities or populations has shown promise in the control and elimination of global infectious diseases. MDA of the broad-spectrum antibiotic a...

    Authors: Ahmed Alasmar, Alex C. Kong, Anthony D. So and Matthew DeCamp
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:99
  28. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the greatest threats to animal and public health. Here, we conducted a dynamic surveillance of Escherichia coli on Chongming Island in Shanghai during 2009–2021 to identif...

    Authors: Chao Lv, Jun Shang, Wengang Zhang, Bingqing Sun, Min Li, Chaoyi Guo, Nan Zhou, Xiaokui Guo, Shixin Huang and Yongzhang Zhu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:98
  29. An outbreak of Plasmodium malariae infection among forest goers in Sanya City of Hainan Island, China was reported in 2015. In response to this outbreak, an innovative three-layer strategy (TLS) targeted forest g...

    Authors: Yuchun Li, Yingjuan Huang, Renqiang Chen, Weizhen Huang, Huanzhi Xu, Rongshen Ye, Shaoling Huang, Ji Zhen, Xiaodan Wen, Guoyi Wang, Yong Liu, Haishan Li, Zaichun Zheng, Jian Wang, Guoshen Wang, Chong Chen…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:97
  30. Toxoplasma gondii is a protozoan parasite which can infect almost all warm-blooded animals and humans. Understanding the differential expression of proteins and transcripts associated with T. gondii infection in ...

    Authors: Lan-Bi Nie, Wei Cong, Jun-Jun He, Wen-Bin Zheng and Xing-Quan Zhu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:96
  31. The continuous mutation of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 has made the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic complicated to predict and posed a severe challenge to the Beijing 2022 Wint...

    Authors: Lingcai Kong, Mengwei Duan, Jin Shi, Jie Hong, Xuan Zhou, Xinyi Yang, Zheng Zhao, Jiaqi Huang, Xi Chen, Yun Yin, Ke Li, Yuanhua Liu, Jinggang Liu, Xiaozhe Wang, Po Zhang, Xiyang Xie…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:95
  32. A significant decline in malaria burden was documented in previously high burden African countries. Even though the global decline in malaria burden is significant, about 95% of it was typically found in 29 Af...

    Authors: Endale Mengesha Goshu, Meseret Dessalegne Zerefa and Habteyes Hailu Tola
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:94
  33. The transmission and fatal risk of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS), an emerging infectious disease first discovered in China in 2009, still needed further quantification. This research aimed...

    Authors: Qiulan Chen, Dong Yang, Yanping Zhang, Mantong Zhu, Ning Chen and Zainawudong Yushan
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:93
  34. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the top ten global public health challenges. However, given the lack of a comprehensive assessment of worldwide AMR status, our objective is to develop a One Health-bas...

    Authors: Nan Zhou, Zile Cheng, Xiaoxi Zhang, Chao Lv, Chaoyi Guo, Haodong Liu, Ke Dong, Yan Zhang, Chang Liu, Yung-Fu Chang, Sheng Chen, Xiaokui Guo, Xiao-Nong Zhou, Min Li and Yongzhang Zhu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:92

    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:100

  35. Food-borne parasitic diseases decrease food safety and threaten public health. The snail species is an intermediate host for numerous human parasitic trematodes. Orientogalba ollula has been reported as intermedi...

    Authors: Jian Li, Yijing Ren, Lei Yang, Jiani Guo, Haiying Chen, Jiani Liu, Haoqiang Tian, Qingan Zhou, Weiyi Huang, Wei Hu and Xinyu Feng
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:91
  36. Dengue (DENV), chikungunya (CHIKV) and Zika virus (ZIKV), are mosquito-borne viruses of medical importance in most tropical and subtropical regions. Vector control, primarily through insecticides, remains the ...

    Authors: Matthew Montgomery, James F. Harwood, Aurelie P. Yougang, Theodel A. Wilson-Bahun, Armel N. Tedjou, Christophe Rostand Keumeni, Auston Marm Kilpatrick, Charles S. Wondji and Basile Kamgang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:90
  37. Since the late twentieth century, Chagas disease gained global attention to suppress the vector burden as a main control strategy in endemic countries. In Central America, multi-national initiative successfull...

    Authors: Marvin Stanley Rodríguez, Yuko Nitahara, Michelle Cornejo, Kevin Siliezar, Rafael Grande, Ana González, Kotaro Tasaki, Yu Nakagama, Yu Michimuko, Yoko Onizuka, Junko Nakajima-Shimada, José Eduardo Romero, José Ricardo Palacios, Carmen Elena Arias, William Mejía, Yasutoshi Kido…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:89
  38. Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) affect poor populations with little or no ‘political voice’ to influence control activities. While most NTDs have interventions that work, the biggest challenge remains in de...

    Authors: Elizabeth A. Ochola, Diana M. S. Karanja and Susan J. Elliott
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:88
  39. Burkholderia pseudomallei is a tropical pathogen that causes melioidosis. Its intrinsic drug-resistance is a leading cause of treatment failure, and the few available antibiotics require prolonged use to be effec...

    Authors: Yanshuang Wang, Xuemiao Li, David A. B. Dance, Han Xia, Chen Chen, Nini Luo, Anyang Li, Yanmei Li, Qiao Zhu, Qinghui Sun, Xingyong Wu, Yingfei Zeng, Lin Chen, Shen Tian and Qianfeng Xia
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:87
  40. Leptospirosis is among the leading zoonotic causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Knowledge about spatial patterns of diseases and their underlying processes have the potential to guide intervention eff...

    Authors: Maximiliano A. Cristaldi, Thibault Catry, Auréa Pottier, Vincent Herbreteau, Emmanuel Roux, Paulina Jacob and M. Andrea Previtali
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:86
  41. Tuberculosis (TB) poses a severe public health challenge in China and worldwide. This study evaluated the effects of age, period, and birth cohort on reported incidence trends of TB based on population and ref...

    Authors: Zhe Dong, Qi-Qi Wang, Shi-Cheng Yu, Fei Huang, Jian-Jun Liu, Hong-Yan Yao and Yan-Lin Zhao
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:85
  42. Monkeypox has a very prominent regional epidemic. It has been confined to Western and Central African countries. Sporadic cases found in countries outside Africa generally have a history of sojourn in endemic ...

    Authors: Xiaoning Liu, Zheng Zhu, Yun He, Jia Wen Lim, Bethany Lane, Hui Wang, Qiaoli Peng, Liqin Sun and Hongzhou Lu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:84
  43. Indoor residual spraying (IRS) is one of the key interventions recommended by World Health Organization in preventing malaria infection. We aimed to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of global stud...

    Authors: Yiguo Zhou, Wan-Xue Zhang, Elijah Tembo, Ming-Zhu Xie, Shan-Shan Zhang, Xin-Rui Wang, Ting-Ting Wei, Xin Feng, Yi-Lin Zhang, Juan Du, Ya-Qiong Liu, Xuan Zhang, Fuqiang Cui and Qing-Bin Lu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:83
  44. Continuing progress in the global pediatric human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) response depends on timely identification and care of infants with HIV. As countries scale-out improvements to HIV early infant di...

    Authors: Kira Elsbernd, Karl M. F. Emmert-Fees, Amanda Erbe, Veronica Ottobrino, Arne Kroidl, Till Bärnighausen, Benjamin P. Geisler and Stefan Kohler
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:82