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  1. Triatomines in Latin America are natural Chagas disease (ChD) vectors. Triatomine domiciliation is one of the main factors increasing the occurrence risk of this disease in humans. There are 66 triatomine spec...

    Authors: Mirian Francisca Martins, Sinara Cristina de Moraes, Jader Oliveira, Janaina Cipriana dos Santos, Ludier Kesser Santos-Silva and Cleber Galvão
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:18
  2. It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the planet, which is seriously affecting the planetary health including human health. Adapting climate change should not only be a slogan, but requires a unite...

    Authors: Renhe Zhang, Xu Tang, Jian Liu, Martin Visbeck, Huadong Guo, Virginia Murray, Catherine Mcgillycuddy, Bing Ke, Gretchen Kalonji, Panmao Zhai, Xiaoming Shi, Jiahai Lu, Xiaonong Zhou, Haidong Kan, Qunli Han, Qian Ye…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:17
  3. Few data are available regarding the long-term case-fatality rate (CFR) among people living with HIV (PLWH) with nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) disease. The aim of this study is to analyze the long-term CFR...

    Authors: Jingjing Hu, Ling Gu, Yueming Shao, Renfang Zhang, Tangkai Qi, Jianjun Sun, Zhenyan Wang, Wei Song, Yang Tang, Jiangrong Wang, Shuibao Xu, Junyang Yang, Yinzhong Shen, Li Liu, Jun Chen and Hongzhou Lu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:16
  4. COVID-19 pandemic continues, clarifying signatures in clinical characters and antibody responses between severe and non-severe COVID-19 cases would benefit the prognosis and treatment.

    Authors: Hongye Wang, Dongshan Yan, Ya Li, Yanfei Gong, Yulin Mai, Bingxiang Li, Xiaoyong Zhu, Xinrui Wan, Liyun Xie, HuaKe Jiang, Min Zhang, Ming Sun, Yufeng Yao and Yongzhang Zhu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:15
  5. Non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) are a crucial suite of measures to prevent and control infectious disease outbreaks. Despite being particularly important for crisis-affected populations and those livin...

    Authors: Jonathan A. Polonsky, Sangeeta Bhatia, Keith Fraser, Arran Hamlet, Janetta Skarp, Isaac J. Stopard, Stéphane Hugonnet, Laurent Kaiser, Christian Lengeler, Karl Blanchet and Paul Spiegel
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:14
  6. One of the effective ways to attract social collaboration to provide effective, prompt, and coordinated interventions in emergencies is through social innovation. The present study seeks to identify the factor...

    Authors: Mehrnaz Moeenian, Abbas Khamseh and Maziyar Ghazavi
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:13
  7. Overseas imported dengue fever is an important factor in local outbreaks of this disease in the mainland of China. To better prevent and control such local outbreaks, the epidemiological characteristics and te...

    Authors: Xinchang Lun, Yiguan Wang, Chunchun Zhao, Haixia Wu, Caiying Zhu, Delong Ma, Mingfang Xu, Jun Wang, Qiyong Liu, Lei Xu and Fengxia Meng
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:12
  8. In recent years, a programme of vector control, screening and treatment of gambiense human African trypanosomiasis (gHAT) infections led to a rapid decline in cases in the Mandoul focus of Chad. To represent the ...

    Authors: Kat S. Rock, Ching-I Huang, Ronald E. Crump, Paul R. Bessell, Paul E. Brown, Inaki Tirados, Philippe Solano, Marina Antillon, Albert Picado, Severin Mbainda, Justin Darnas, Emily H. Crowley, Steve J. Torr and Mallaye Peka
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:11
  9. Echinococcosis, a zoonotic parasitic disease, is caused by larval stages of cestodes in the Echinococcus genus. Echinococcosis is highly prevalent in ten provinces/autonomous regions of western and northern China...

    Authors: Liying Wang, Gongsang Quzhen, Min Qin, Zehang Liu, Huasheng Pang, Roger Frutos and Laurent Gavotte
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:10
  10. Lymphatic filariasis (LF) remains one of the world’s most debilitating parasitic infections and is a major contributor to poor health in many endemic countries. The provision of continuing care for all those a...

    Authors: Suma T. Krishnasastry, Charles D. Mackenzie and Rajeev Sadanandan
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:9
  11. Fine-scale mapping of schistosomiasis to guide micro-targeting of interventions will gain importance in elimination settings, where the heterogeneity of transmission is often pronounced. Novel mobile applicati...

    Authors: Lydia Trippler, Mohammed Nassor Ali, Shaali Makame Ame, Said Mohammed Ali, Fatma Kabole, Jan Hattendorf and Stefanie Knopp
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:8
  12. Researching a water-borne disease in the middle of the Sahara desert might not seem the most relevant concern. However, nomadic Sahelian pastoralists health concerns regarding their livestock and anecdotal rep...

    Authors: Wendelin Moser, Annour Adoum Batil, Rebekka Ott, Moussa Abderamane, Ruth Clements, Rahel Wampfler, Sven Poppert, Peter Steinmann, Fiona Allan and Helena Greter
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:5
  13. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has reduced mortality among people living with HIV (PLWH) in China, but co-infections of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) may individually or jointly reduce the ...

    Authors: Jingya Jia, Qiuying Zhu, Luojia Deng, Guanghua Lan, Andrew Johnson, Huanhuan Chen, Zhiyong Shen, Jianjun Li, Hui Xing, Yuhua Ruan, Jing Li, Hui Lu, Sten H. Vermund, Jinhui Zhu and Han-Zhu Qian
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:7
  14. Risk communication interventions during epidemics aim to modify risk perceptions to achieve rapid shifts in population health behaviours. Exposure to frequent and often concurrent epidemics may influence how t...

    Authors: Nada Abdelmagid, Francesco Checchi and Bayard Roberts
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:4
  15. Bhutan has reported a total of 2596 COVID-19 cases and three deaths as of September 15, 2021. With support from India, the United States, Denmark, the People’s Republic of China, Croatia and other countries, B...

    Authors: Tsheten Tsheten, Phurpa Tenzin, Archie C. A. Clements, Darren J. Gray, Lhawang Ugyel and Kinley Wangdi
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:6
  16. Schistosomiasis remains an important public health problem, also among adults, and infected individuals not treated serve as a reservoir for continued transmission. Despite this fact, evidence on the epidemiol...

    Authors: Fidèle K. Bassa, Ikenna C. Eze, Rufin K. Assaré, Clémence Essé, Siaka Koné, Félix Acka, Véronique Laubhouet-Koffi, Dinard Kouassi, Bassirou Bonfoh, Jürg Utzinger and Eliézer K. N’Goran
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:3
  17. Reaching optimal vaccination rates is an essential public health strategy to control the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. This study aimed to simulate the optimal vaccination strategy to control t...

    Authors: Ze-yu Zhao, Yan Niu, Li Luo, Qing-qing Hu, Tian-long Yang, Mei-jie Chu, Qiu-ping Chen, Zhao Lei, Jia Rui, Cheng-long Song, Sheng-nan Lin, Yao Wang, Jing-wen Xu, Yuan-zhao Zhu, Xing-chun Liu, Meng Yang…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:140
  18. African swine fever (ASF) is a fatal hemorrhagic disease in domestic pigs and wild boar caused by African swine fever virus (ASFV). Since ASF has been introduced into Europe and Asia, the major pig-raising are...

    Authors: Tao Wang, Rui Luo, Yuan Sun and Hua-Ji Qiu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:137
  19. Since the appearance of severe acute respiratory coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, a growing body of evidence has suggested that weather factors, particularly tem...

    Authors: Michael P. Ward, Yuanhua Liu, Shuang Xiao and Zhijie Zhang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:139
  20. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection and the resulting coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have a substantial burden on health-care systems around the world. This is a randomi...

    Authors: Yongliang Feng, Jing Chen, Tian Yao, Yue Chang, Xiaoqing Li, Rongqin Xing, Hong Li, Ruixue Xie, Xiaohong Zhang, Zhiyun Wei, Shengcai Mu, Ling Liu, Lizhong Feng and Suping Wang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:138
  21. Clonorchiasis is attributed to the ingestion of raw freshwater fish harboring Clonorchis sinensis. Morbidity control is targeted through the administration of antihelminthics. This study modelled the cost yield i...

    Authors: Men-Bao Qian, Chang-Hai Zhou, Hui-Hui Zhu, Ying-Dan Chen and Xiao-Nong Zhou
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:136
  22. Long-lasting insecticide nets (LLINs) are a core malaria intervention. LLINs should retain efficacy against mosquito vectors for a minimum of three years. Efficacy and durability of Olyset® Plus, a permethrin and...

    Authors: Paul M. Gichuki, Luna Kamau, Kiambo Njagi, Solomon Karoki, Njoroge Muigai, Damaris Matoke-Muhia, Nabie Bayoh, Evan Mathenge and Rajpal S. Yadav
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:135
  23. The economic impact of schistosomiasis and the underlying tradeoffs between water resources development and public health concerns have yet to be quantified. Schistosomiasis exerts large health, social and fin...

    Authors: Daniele Rinaldo, Javier Perez-Saez, Penelope Vounatsou, Jürg Utzinger and Jean-Louis Arcand
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:134
  24. Severe fever with thrombocytopenia (SFTS) caused by SFTS virus (SFTSV) was a tick-borne hemorrhagic fever that posed significant threat to human health in Eastern Asia. The study was designed to measure the se...

    Authors: Xiao-Lei Ye, Ke Dai, Qing-Bin Lu, Yan-Qin Huang, Shou-Ming Lv, Pan-He Zhang, Jia-Chen Li, Hai-Yang Zhang, Zhen-Dong Yang, Ning Cui, Chun Yuan, Kun Liu, Xiao-Ai Zhang, Jiu-Song Zhang, Hao Li, Yang Yang…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:133
  25. To date, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) becomes increasingly fierce due to the emergence of variants. Rapid herd immunity through vaccination is needed to block the mutation and prevent the emergence of v...

    Authors: Qiao Liu, Chenyuan Qin, Min Liu and Jue Liu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:132
  26. Tuberculosis (TB) caused Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb) is one of infectious disease that lead a large number of morbidity and mortality all over the world. Although no reliable evidence has been found, it is ...

    Authors: Shun-Xian Zhang, Lei Qiu, Cui Li, Wei Zhou, Li-Ming Tian, Hui-Yong Zhang, Zi-Feng Ma, Xian-Wei Wu, Xing Huang, Yu-Wei Jiang, Shao-Yan Zhang and Zhen-Hui Lu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:131
  27. Cystic echinococcosis (CE), caused by the larval stage of the complex Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato (s.l.), is a zoonotic parasitic disease with a high social burden in China. E. ortleppi is a species (forme...

    Authors: Xu Wang, Aiya Zhu, Hongying Cai, Baixue Liu, Gang Xie, Rui Jiang, Ji Zhang, Nanzi Xie, Yayi Guan, Robert Bergquist, Zhenghuan Wang, Yang Li and Weiping Wu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:130
  28. Coronaviruses can be isolated from bats, civets, pangolins, birds and other wild animals. As an animal-origin pathogen, coronavirus can cross species barrier and cause pandemic in humans. In this study, a deep...

    Authors: Zheng Kou, Yi-Fan Huang, Ao Shen, Saeed Kosari, Xiang-Rong Liu and Xiao-Li Qiang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:128
  29. School closure is a common mitigation strategy during severe influenza epidemics and pandemics. However, the effectiveness of this strategy remains controversial. In this study, we aimed to explore the effecti...

    Authors: Hao Lei, Hangjin Jiang, Nan Zhang, Xiaoli Duan, Tao Chen, Lei Yang, Dayan Wang and Yuelong Shu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:127
  30. The computed tomography (CT) diagnostic value of COVID-19 is controversial. We summarized the value of chest CT in the diagnosis of COVID-19 through a meta-analysis based on the reference standard.

    Authors: Jing Liu, Xue Yang, Yunxian Zhu, Yi Zhu, Jingzhe Liu, Xiantao Zeng and Hongjun Li
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:126
  31. China is facing substantial risks of imported coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and a domestic resurgence in the long run, and COVID-19 vaccination is expected to be the long-lasting solution to end th...

    Authors: Wen Zheng, Xuemei Yan, Zeyao Zhao, Juan Yang and Hongjie Yu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:124
  32. Severe dengue is a life-threatening complication; rapid identification of these cases, followed by adequate management is crucial to improve the clinical prognosis. Therefore, this study aimed to identify risk...

    Authors: Tsheten Tsheten, Archie C. A. Clements, Darren J. Gray, Ripon K. Adhikary, Luis Furuya-Kanamori and Kinley Wangdi
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:123
  33. The availability of various types of COVID-19 vaccines and diverse characteristics of the vaccines present a dilemma in vaccination choices, which may result in individuals refusing a particular COVID-19 vacci...

    Authors: Li Ping Wong, Haridah Alias, Mahmoud Danaee, Jamil Ahmed, Abhishek Lachyan, Carla Zi Cai, Yulan Lin, Zhijian Hu, Si Ying Tan, Yixiao Lu, Guoxi Cai, Di Khanh Nguyen, Farhana Nishat Seheli, Fatma Alhammadi, Milkar D. Madhale, Muditha Atapattu…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:122
  34. Zoonotic schistosomiasis, caused by Schistosoma japonicum, remains a major public health problem in the Philippines. This study aimed to evaluate the commercially available rapid diagnostic point-of-care circulat...

    Authors: Pengfei Cai, Yi Mu, Kosala G. Weerakoon, Remigio M. Olveda, Allen G. Ross and Donald P. McManus
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:121
  35. Tuberculosis (TB) is a major global health threat and the leading infectious disease cause of death worldwide. Access to and retention in TB care remains a challenge for patients, particularly those living in ...

    Authors: Victoria Haldane, Zhitong Zhang, Qi Ma, Tingting Yin, Bei Zhang, Yinlong Li, Qiuyu Pan, Katie N. Dainty, Elizabeth Rea, Pande Pasang, Xiaolin Wei and Jun Hu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:120
  36. The incubation period is a crucial index of epidemiology in understanding the spread of the emerging Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In this study, we aimed to describe the incubation period of COVID-19 g...

    Authors: Cheng Cheng, DongDong Zhang, Dejian Dang, Juan Geng, Peiyu Zhu, Mingzhu Yuan, Ruonan Liang, Haiyan Yang, Yuefei Jin, Jing Xie, Shuaiyin Chen and Guangcai Duan
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:119
  37. There are only limited studies on access to COVID-19 vaccines and identifying the most appropriate health centres for performing vaccination in metropolitan areas. This study aimed to measure potential spatial...

    Authors: Alireza Mohammadi, Abolfazl Mollalo, Robert Bergquist and Behzad Kiani
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:118
  38. Chagas disease is a parasitic disease endemic to Latin America, but it has become a disease of global concern due to migration flows. Asymptomatic carriers may host the parasite for years, without knowing they...

    Authors: Violeta Ramos-Sesma, Miriam Navarro, Jara Llenas-García, Concepción Gil-Anguita, Diego Torrus-Tendero, Philip Wikman-Jorgensen, María García-López, Concepción Amador-Prous, María-Paz Ventero-Martín, Pedro Guevara-Hernández, Ana Garijo-Saiz, Ares Sanchez-Sanchez, Cristina Bernal-Alcaraz, Ana-Isabel Pujades-Tarraga, Roser Muñoz-Perez, María Flores-Chávez…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:117
  39. Soil-transmitted helminths (STH) infections still present a global health problem. Mass drug administration (MDA) is a widely applied strategy to reduce morbidity and mortality caused by STH. Yet, this approac...

    Authors: Fan-Zhen Mao, Yu-Ying Chen, Xiang-Zhen Xu, Bi-Xian Ni, Xiao-Lin Jin, Yang Dai and Jun Cao
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:116
  40. Authors: An-Ran Zhang, Wen-Qiang Shi, Kun Liu, Xin-Lou Li, Ming-Jin Liu, Wen-Hui Zhang, Guo-Ping Zhao, Jin-Jin Chen, Xiao-Ai Zhang, Dong Miao, Wei Ma, Wei Liu, Yang Yang and Li-Qun Fang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:115

    The original article was published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:66

  41. Authors: Xiaowen Wang, Hongbing Luo, Enlong Yao, Renhai Tang, Wenbin Dong, Fuyong Liu, Jun Liang, Huilan Li, Minyang Xiao, Zuyang Zhang, Jin Niu, Lijun Song, Liru Fu, Xuehua Li, Shicong Qian, Qing Guo…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:114

    The original article was published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:104

  42. China has reached important milestones in the elimination of malaria. However, the numbers of imported recurrent cases of Plasmodium vivax and P. ovale are gradually increasing, which increases the risk of malari...

    Authors: Yanwen Cui, Li Zhang, Zhigui Xia, Hejun Zhou and Fang Huang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:113
  43. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) is pandemic. However, the origins and global transmission pattern of SARS-CoV-2 remain lar...

    Authors: Jiluo Liu, Xi Chen, Yan Liu, Jiansheng Lin, Jiaying Shen, Hongwei Zhang, Jianhua Yin, Rui Pu, Yibo Ding and Guangwen Cao
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:112
  44. The burden of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in people who use drugs (PWUD) is significant. We aimed to screen HIV infection among PWUD and describe their retention in HIV care. Besides, we also ...

    Authors: Pablo Ryan, Jorge Valencia, Guillermo Cuevas, Jesús Troya, Juan Torres-Macho, María José Muñoz-Gómez, Nuria Muñoz-Rivas, Isabel Canorea, Sonia Vázquez-Morón and Salvador Resino
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:111
  45. The risk factors for scrub typhus in Vietnam remain unknown. Scrub typhus caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi often presents as an undifferentiated febrile illness and remains under appreciated due to the limited av...

    Authors: Hanh Thi Duc Tran, Jan Hattendorf, Hung Manh Do, Thanh Tien Hoang, Hang Thi Hai Hoang, Hoa Ngoc Lam, Mai Kim Huynh, Lan Thi Hoang Vu, Jakob Zinsstag, Daniel Henry Paris and Esther Schelling
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:110
  46. Buruli ulcer disease (BUD) is a necrotic skin neglected tropical disease (NTD) that has both a mental and physical health impact on affected individuals. Although there is increasing evidence suggesting a stro...

    Authors: Yaw Ampem Amoako, Nancy Ackam, John-Paul Omuojine, Michael Ntiamoah Oppong, Abena Gyawu Owusu-Ansah, Harriet Boateng, Mohammed Kabiru Abass, George Amofa, Elizabeth Ofori, Portia Boakye Okyere, Michael Frimpong, Freddie Bailey, David Hurst Molyneux and Richard Odame Phillips
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:109