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  1. The number of HIV-positive pregnant women accounted for about 10% of China’s total over the past few years in Liangshan Prefecture, Sichuan province in China. Although cost-effectiveness of the PMTCT of HIV ha...

    Authors: Shui-ling Qu, Ai-ling Wang, Hong-mei Yin, Jin-qi Deng, Xiao-yan Wang, Ye-huan Yang, Xiao-ping Pan and Tong Zhang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:68
  2. Unsafe drinking water, poor sanitation and hygiene, exposure to household air pollution and low cognitive and socio-emotional stimulation are risk factors affecting children in low- and middle-income countries...

    Authors: Néstor Nuño, Daniel Mäusezahl, Jan Hattendorf, Hector Verastegui, Mariela Ortiz and Stella M. Hartinger
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:66
  3. Authors: Hugues C. Nana-Djeunga, Linda Djune-Yemeli, André Domche, Cyrille Donfo-Azafack, Arnauld Efon-Ekangouo, Cédric Lenou-Nanga, Narcisse Nzune-Toche, Yves Aubin Balog, Jean Gabin Bopda, Stève Mbickmen-Tchana, Thirumalaisamy P. Velavan, Véronique Penlap-Beng, Francine Ntoumi and Joseph Kamgno
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:65

    The original article was published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:47

  4. China has accumulated multiple practices and experiences in building and enhancing malaria surveillance and response system. As China’s engagement into global health has gathered stronger momentum than ever, C...

    Authors: Shenning Lu, Lulu Huang, Lei Duan, Qiuli Xu, Xuejiao Ma, Wei Ding, Duoquan Wang, Shan Lv and Ning Xiao
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:64
  5. Brucellosis poses a serious threat to human and animal health, particularly in developing countries such as China. The Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region is one of the most severely brucellosis-endemic provinces...

    Authors: Yongzhang Zhu, Li Shi, Yige Zeng, Dongri Piao, Yingbo Xie, Juan Du, Meng Gao, Wei Gao, Junli Tian, Jun Yue, Min Li, XiaoKui Guo, Yufeng Yao and YaoXia Kang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:63
  6. Zika virus (ZIKV) and dengue virus (DENV) are closely related flaviviruses primarily transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. Armigeres subalbatus is an emerging and widely distributed mosquito, and ZIKV has been detecte...

    Authors: Wenqiang Yang, Siyu Zhao, Yugu Xie, Tong Liu, Ling Kong, Yijia Guo, Zhensheng Xie, Peiwen Liu and Xiao-Guang Chen
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:62
  7. Substantial research is underway to develop next-generation interventions that address current malaria control challenges. As there is limited testing in their early development, it is difficult to predefine i...

    Authors: Monica Golumbeanu, Guo-Jing Yang, Flavia Camponovo, Erin M. Stuckey, Nicholas Hamon, Mathias Mondy, Sarah Rees, Nakul Chitnis, Ewan Cameron and Melissa A. Penny
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:61
  8. Leishmaniasis is a serious neglected tropical disease that may lead to life-threatening outcome, which species are closely related to clinical diagnosis and patient management. The current Leishmania species dete...

    Authors: Yun Wu, Mengyuan Jiang, Shaogang Li, Nicholas R. Waterfield and Guowei Yang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:60
  9. In China the highest prevalence of echinococcosis is in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR). The government has issued documents and implemented comprehensive prevention and control measures focusing on controlling ...

    Authors: Liying Wang, Quzhen Gongsang, Huasheng Pang, Min Qin, Ying Wang, Jingzhong Li, Roger Frutos and Laurent Gavotte
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:59
  10. Human pediculosis is caused by hematophagous lice, which are transmitted between individuals via direct and/or indirect contact. Despite the public health importance of louse infestation, information concernin...

    Authors: Yi-Tian Fu, Chaoqun Yao, Yuan-Ping Deng, Hany M. Elsheikha, Renfu Shao, Xing-Quan Zhu and Guo-Hua Liu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:58
  11. A One Health approach has been increasingly mainstreamed by the international community, as it provides for holistic thinking in recognizing the close links and inter-dependence of the health of humans, animal...

    Authors: Xiao-Xi Zhang, Jing-Shu Liu, Le-Fei Han, Shang Xia, Shi-Zhu Li, Odel Y. Li, Kokouvi Kassegne, Min Li, Kun Yin, Qin-Qin Hu, Le-Shan Xiu, Yong-Zhang Zhu, Liang-Yu Huang, Xiang-Cheng Wang, Yi Zhang, Han-Qing Zhao…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:57
  12. Safety data reported from the large-scale clinical trials of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine are extremely limited in patients with decompensated cirrhosis. The vaccination campaign in this spe...

    Authors: Zhujun Cao, Chenxi Zhang, Shuang Zhao, Zike Sheng, Xiaogang Xiang, Ruokun Li, Zhuping Qian, Yinling Wang, Bin Chen, Ziqiang Li, Yuhan Liu, Baoyan An, Huijuan Zhou, Wei Cai, Hui Wang, Honglian Gui…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:56
  13. World Health Organization (WHO) certified China malaria-free on June 30, 2021, which brightens the goal of global malaria elimination efforts. China contributed its unique innovations to the global community: ...

    Authors: Duoquan Wang, Shan Lv, Wei Ding, Shenning Lu, Hongwei Zhang, Kokouvi Kassegne, Shang Xia, Lei Duan, Xuejiao Ma, Lulu Huang, Roly Gosling, Joshua Levens, Salim Abdulla, Mutinta Mudenda, Moses Okpeku, Kenneth Kamwi Matengu…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:55
  14. Heterologous prime-boost with ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vector vaccine (ChAd) and a messenger RNA vaccine (BNT or mRNA-1273) has been widely facilitating mass coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) immunisation. This revie...

    Authors: Jingjing Lv, Hui Wu, Junjie Xu and Jiaye Liu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:53
  15. Bulinus globosus, the main intermediate snail host of Schistosoma haematobium. The increased contacts between Africa and China could even lead to large-scale dissemination of B. globosus in China. Temperature is ...

    Authors: Xinyao Wang, Saleh Juma, Wei Li, Mchanga Suleman, Mtumweni Ali Muhsin, Jian He, Mingzhen He, Dacheng Xu, Jianfeng Zhang, Robert Bergquist and Kun Yang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:52
  16. Border malaria is one of the most intractable problems hindering malaria elimination worldwide. Movement of both the human population and anopheline mosquitoes infected with Plasmodium spp. can cause cross-border...

    Authors: Hui Liu, Yaowu Zhou, Yan Deng, Zurui Lin, Canglin Zhang, Qiyan Chen, Chun Wei, Kaixia Duan, Peng Tian, Hongning Zhou and Jianwei Xu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:51
  17. Giardia intestinalis is one of the most common causes of diarrhoea worldwide. Molecular techniques have greatly improved our understanding of the taxonomy and epidemiology of this parasite. Co-infection with mixe...

    Authors: Paul Ogbuigwe, Patrick J. Biggs, Juan Carlos Garcia-Ramirez, Matthew A. Knox, Anthony Pita, Niluka Velathanthiri, Nigel P. French and David T. S. Hayman
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:49
  18. The One Health (OH) concept has been promoted widely around the globe. OH framework is expected to be applied as an integrated approach to support addressing zoonotic diseases as a significant global health is...

    Authors: Junyi He, Zhaoyu Guo, Pin Yang, Chunli Cao, Jing Xu, Xiaonong Zhou and Shizhu Li
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:48
  19. The current mainstay for control/elimination of onchocerciasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) relies on ivermectin- and mebendazole/albendazole-based preventive chemotherapies. However, children unde...

    Authors: Hugues C. Nana-Djeunga, Linda Djune-Yemeli, André Domche, Cyrille Donfo-Azafack, Arnauld Efon-Ekangouo, Cédric Lenou-Nanga, Narcisse Nzune-Toche, Yves Aubin Balog, Jean Gabin Bopda, Stève Mbickmen-Tchana, Tirumalaisamy P. Velavan, Véronique Penlap-Beng, Francine Ntoumi and Joseph Kamgno
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:47

    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:65

  20. Plasmodium vivax remains the predominant species at the China–Myanmar border, imposing a major challenge to the recent gains in regional malaria elimination. To closely supervise the emerging of drug resistance i...

    Authors: Zhensheng Wang, Chunyan Wei, Yunchun Pan, Zhihua Wang, Xin Ji, Qianqian Chen, Lianhui Zhang, Zenglei Wang and Heng Wang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:43
  21. New insecticides with a novel mode of action such as neonicotinoids have recently been recommended for public health by WHO. Resistance monitoring of such novel insecticides requires a robust protocol to monit...

    Authors: Magellan Tchouakui, Tatiane Assatse, Leon M. J. Mugenzi, Benjamin D. Menze, Daniel Nguiffo-Nguete, Williams Tchapga, Jonathan Kayondo, Francis Watsenga, Emile Zola Manzambi, Michael Osae and Charles S. Wondji
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:35
  22. In recent years there have been reports of viral haemorrhagic fever (VHF) epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa where malaria is endemic. VHF and malaria have overlapping clinical presentations making differential d...

    Authors: Sima Rugarabamu, Susan F. Rumisha, Gaspary O. Mwanyika, Calvin Sindato, Hee-Young Lim, Gerald Misinzo and Leonard E. G. Mboera
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:33
  23. Malaria is one of the major diseases affecting global health, while progress in malaria control and elimination has stagnated in some endemic countries. China has been certificated malaria free by World Health...

    Authors: Yan Xie, Jie Wang, Yinuo Sun, Xuedan Ke, Zheng Xie, Jun Cao and Yangmu Huang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:46
  24. Prompt and precise diagnosis of patients is an essential component of malaria control and elimination strategies, it is even more vital for the prevention of malaria re-establishment in the post elimination ph...

    Authors: Jianhai Yin, He Yan and Mei Li
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:45
  25. A remarkable drop in tuberculosis (TB) incidence has been achieved in China, although in 2019 it was still considered the second most communicable disease. However, TB’s spatial features and risk factors in ur...

    Authors: Hongyan Ren, Weili Lu, Xueqiu Li and Hongcheng Shen
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:44
  26. Tuberculosis (TB) is on the rise in Pakistan and there could be multiple reasons including poverty, difficulty in access to TB treatment services, non-compliance with treatment, social stigma etc. According to...

    Authors: Babar Tasneem Shaikh, Ahmed Khan Laghari, Sulaiman Durrani, Alina Chaudhry and Nabeela Ali
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:42
  27. Emerging mite-borne pathogens and associated disease burdens in recent decades are raising serious public health concerns, yet their distributions and ecology remain under-investigated. We aim to describe the ...

    Authors: Tao Wang, Fanfei Meng, Tianle Che, Jinjin Chen, Haiyang Zhang, Yang Ji, Zhengwei Fan, Guoping Zhao, Wenhui Zhang, Baogui Jiang, Qiang Xu, Chenlong Lv, Taoxing Shi, Shiman Ruan, Lanzheng Liu, Wei Liu…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:41
  28. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic hit South America badly with multiple waves. Different COVID-19 variants have been storming across the region, leading to more severe infections and deaths even in places with hig...

    Authors: Salihu Sabiu Musa, Amna Tariq, Liu Yuan, Wei Haozhen and Daihai He
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:40
  29. Since 2015, the Global Technical Strategy (GTS) for Malaria 2016–2030 has been adopted by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a comprehensive framework to accelerate progress for malaria elimination in ende...

    Authors: Gabriel Zorello Laporta, Maria Eugenia Grillet, Sheila Rodrigues Rodovalho, Eduardo Massad and Maria Anice Mureb Sallum
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:39
  30. It is of great challenge to raise the public coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) related health literacy (CRHL) in impoverished regions due to the limits of poor infrastructure, large proportion of vulnerable ...

    Authors: Huimin Wang, Rujun Liao, Xin Chen, Jie Yu, Tianyu Zhu, Qiang Liao and Tao Zhang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:38
  31. Hybrids between Schistosoma haematobium (Sh) and S. bovis (Sb) have been found in several African countries as well as in Europe. Since the consequences of this hybridization are still unknown, this study aims to...

    Authors: Félicité Flore Djuikwo Teukeng, Manon Blin, Nicolas Bech, Marta Reguera Gomez, Rima Zein-Eddine, Alain Michel Kouam Simo, Jean-Francois Allienne, Louis Albert Tchuem-Tchuenté and Jérôme Boissier
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:37
  32. While a COVID-19 vaccine protects people from serious illness and death, it remains a concern when and how to lift the high-cost and strict non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs). This study examined the join...

    Authors: Jinhua Pan, Wenlong Zhu, Jie Tian, Zhixi Liu, Ao Xu, Ye Yao and Weibing Wang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:36
  33. The new waves of COVID-19 outbreaks caused by the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant are developing rapidly and getting out of control around the world, especially in highly populated regions. The healthcare capacity ...

    Authors: Jinfu Ren, Mutong Liu, Yang Liu and Jiming Liu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:34
  34. Rapid and accurate detection of drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis is critical for effective control of tuberculosis (TB). Herein, we established a novel, low cost strategy having high accuracy and spe...

    Authors: Jungang Li, Jing Ouyang, Jing Yuan, Tongxin Li, Ming Luo, Jing Wang and Yaokai Chen
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:31
  35. Multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is a recognized threat to global efforts to TB control and remains a priority of the National Tuberculosis Programs. Additionally, social determinants and socioeconomi...

    Authors: Olena Oliveira, Ana Isabel Ribeiro, Raquel Duarte, Margarida Correia-Neves and Teresa Rito
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:24
  36. Nucleic acid test (NAT) could effectively control the spread of COVID-19 caused by large-scale sports competitions. However, quantitative analysis on the appropriate frequency of NAT is scarce, and the cost-ef...

    Authors: Xuechun Wang, Yiru Cai, Bo Zhang, Xiangyu Zhang, Lianhao Wang, Xiangyu Yan, Mingchen Zhao, Yuan Zhang and Zhongwei Jia
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:32
  37. While malaria morbidity and mortality have declined since 2000, viral central nervous system infections appear to be an important, underestimated cause of coma in malaria-endemic Eastern Africa. We aimed to de...

    Authors: Josselin Brisset, Karl Angendu Baki, Laurence Watier, Elisée Kinkpé, Justine Bailly, Linda Ayédadjou, Maroufou Jules Alao, Ida Dossou-Dagba, Gwladys I. Bertin, Michel Cot, Farid Boumédiène, Daniel Ajzenberg, Agnès Aubouy, Sandrine Houzé and Jean-François Faucher
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:29
  38. Achieving the elimination of soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections requires a sufficient understanding of the current epidemiological status of STH endemicity. We aimed to examine the status of STH in Mya...

    Authors: Eindra Aung, Kay Thwe Han, Catherine A. Gordon, Nyein Nyein Hlaing, Moe Moe Aye, Myo Win Htun, Khin Thet Wai, Su Mon Myat, Thida Lay Thwe, Aung Tun, Kinley Wangdi, Yuesheng Li, Gail M. Williams, Archie C. A. Clements, Susana Vaz Nery, Donald P. McManus…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:28
  39. Though the utilization of traditional medicine has been proposed for modern drug research and development (R&D), limited research has discussed its feasible paths. In this commentary, we summarized key factors...

    Authors: Guangqi Liu, Yan Xie, Yinuo Sun, Kaixuan Zhang, Jiyan Ma and Yangmu Huang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:27
  40. HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men (MSM) remains a major public health concern in China. Despite a growing body of research on transgender women worldwide, little is known about Chinese transgender w...

    Authors: Duo Shan, Zhen Ning, Maohe Yu, Huang Zheng, Jie Yang, Hui Gong, Jian Li, Hui Liu, Lu Liu, Vania Wang, Xiong Ran, Mengjie Han and Dapeng Zhang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:26
  41. Infectious disease diagnostics often requires sensitive molecular assays that identify at both genus and species levels. For large scale screening, such as malaria screening for elimination, diagnostic assay c...

    Authors: Yaling Zhao, Ye Zhao, Yu Sun, Lihua Fan, Duoquan Wang, Heng Wang, Xiaodong Sun and Zhi Zheng
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:25
  42. With the progress of globalization, international mobility increases, greatly facilitating cross-border transmission of respiratory infectious diseases (RIDs). This study aimed to analyze the epidemiological c...

    Authors: Jin-Long Wang, Tao Chen, Le-Le Deng, Ya-Jun Han, Da-Yan Wang, Li-Ping Wang and Guang-Xue He
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:22
  43. Leprosy post-exposure prophylaxis (LPEP) with single dose rifampicin (SDR) can be integrated into different leprosy control program set-ups once contact tracing has been established. We analyzed the spatio-tem...

    Authors: Lúbia Maieles Gomes Machado, Emerson Soares dos Santos, Arielle Cavaliero, Peter Steinmann and Eliane Ignotti
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:21
  44. Following initiation of China’s National Malaria Elimination Action Plan (NMEAP) in 2010, the ‘1-3-7’ approach was developed and rolled out in China to facilitate the malaria elimination programme and accelera...

    Authors: Yuanyuan Cao, Guangyu Lu, Chris Cotter, Weiming Wang, Mengmeng Yang, Yaobao Liu, Cheng Liang, Huayun Zhou, Yan Lu, Jun Yan, Guoding Zhu and Jun Cao
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:20
  45. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is still ongoing spreading globally, machine learning techniques were used in disease diagnosis and to predict treatment outcomes, which showed favorable performance. The pr...

    Authors: Yibai Xiong, Yan Ma, Lianguo Ruan, Dan Li, Cheng Lu and Luqi Huang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:19