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  1. The area of Oncomelania hupensis snail remains around 3.6 billion m2, with newly emerging and reemergent habitats continuing to appear in recent years. This study aimed to explore the long-term dynamics of snail ...

    Authors: Yanfeng Gong, Yixin Tong, Honglin Jiang, Ning Xu, Jiangfan Yin, Jiamin Wang, Junhui Huang, Yue Chen, Qingwu Jiang, Shizhu Li and Yibiao Zhou
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:45
  2. The goal to eliminate the parasitic disease of poverty schistosomiasis as a public health problem is aligned with the 2030 United Nations agenda for sustainable development goals, including universal health co...

    Authors: Sarah Katharina Gruninger, Tahinamandranto Rasamoelina, Rivo Andry Rakotoarivelo, Anjarasoa Ravo Razafindrakoto, Zaraniaina Tahiry Rasolojaona, Rodson Morin Rakotozafy, Patrick Richard Soloniaina, Njary Rakotozandrindrainy, Pia Rausche, Cheick Oumar Doumbia, Anna Jaeger, Alexandre Zerbo, Heidrun von Thien, Philipp Klein, Govert van Dam, Egbert Tannich…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:44
  3. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can involve persistence, sequelae, and other clinical complications that last weeks to months to evolve into long COVID-19. Exploratory studies have suggested that interleuk...

    Authors: Jing-Xian Yin, Yannick Luther Agbana, Zhi-Shan Sun, Si-Wei Fei, Han-Qing Zhao, Xiao-Nong Zhou, Jun-Hu Chen and Kokouvi Kassegne
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:43
  4. Global connectivity and environmental change pose continuous threats to dengue invasions from worldwide to China. However, the intrinsic relationship on introduction and outbreak risks of dengue driven by the ...

    Authors: Zhe Zhao, Yujuan Yue, Xiaobo Liu, Chuanxi Li, Wei Ma and Qiyong Liu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:42
  5. Yersinia enterocolitica has been sporadically recovered from animals, foods, and human clinical samples in various regions of Ningxia, China. However, the ecological and molecular characteristics of Y. enterocoli...

    Authors: Yuan Yue, Jinxin Zheng, Mei Sheng, Xiang Liu, Qiong Hao, Shunxian Zhang, Shuai Xu, Zhiguo Liu, Xuexin Hou, Huaiqi Jing, Yang Liu, Xuezhang Zhou and Zhenjun Li
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:41
  6. Urogenital schistosomiasis is endemic in Mali and is a major cause of serious morbidity in large parts of the world. This disease is responsible for many socio-economic and public health issues. The aim of thi...

    Authors: Privat Agniwo, Bakary Sidibé, Assitan Diakité, Safiatou Doumbo Niaré, Hassim Guindo, Ahristode Akplogan, Moudachirou Ibikounlé, Jérôme Boissier and Abdoulaye Dabo
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:40
  7. Remdesivir is being studied and used to treat coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This study aimed to systematically identify, critically evaluate, and summarize the findings of the studies on the cost-effect...

    Authors: Aziz Rezapour, Zahra Behroozi, Mostafa Nasirzadeh, Mohsen Rezaeian, Mohammad Barzegar, Mahsa Tashakori-Miyanroudi, Abdollah Sayyad and Aghdas Souresrafil
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:39
  8. The direct reliance of humans on and their interactions with freshwater ecosystems in the Lower Mekong Basin have given rise to parasitic infections, which is particularly prevalent in Northeast Thailand where...

    Authors: Yi-Chen Wang, Andrea Law, Jutamas Namsanor and Paiboon Sithithaworn
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:38
  9. Schistosomiasis affects over 250 million people worldwide. Despite children and the poor being key risk groups, limited research and control activities target pre-school aged children (PSAC) and hard-to-reach ...

    Authors: Phyllis Munyiva Isaiah, Marta Sólveig Palmeirim and Peter Steinmann
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:37
  10. Brucellosis is a common zoonotic infectious disease in China. This study aimed to investigate the incidence trends of brucellosis in China, construct an optimal prediction model, and analyze the driving role o...

    Authors: Hui Chen, Meng-Xuan Lin, Li-Ping Wang, Yin-Xiang Huang, Yao Feng, Li-Qun Fang, Lei Wang, Hong-Bin Song and Li-Gui Wang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:36
  11. Cryptosporidiosis is a zoonotic intestinal infectious disease caused by Cryptosporidium spp., and its transmission is highly influenced by climate factors. In the present study, the potential spatial distribution...

    Authors: Xu Wang, Yanyan Jiang, Weiping Wu, Xiaozhou He, Zhenghuan Wang, Yayi Guan, Ning Xu, Qilu Chen, Yujuan Shen and Jianping Cao
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:35
  12. Universal access to basic sanitation remains a global challenge, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Efforts are underway to improve access to sanitation in informal settlements, often through sh...

    Authors: Vitor Pessoa Colombo, Jérôme Chenal, Fred Orina, Hellen Meme, Jeanne d’Arc Amoin Koffi, Brama Koné and Jürg Utzinger
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:34
  13. Malaria remains a leading public health problem worldwide. Co-infections with other pathogens complicate its diagnosis and may modify the disease’s clinical course and management. Similarities in malaria clini...

    Authors: David A. Forero-Peña, Fhabián S. Carrión-Nessi, Mary Lopez-Perez, Marisol Sandoval-de Mora, Iván D. Amaya, Ángel F. Gamardo, Melynar Chavero, Luisamy Figuera, María V. Marcano, Natasha A. Camejo-Ávila, Mariana Hidalgo, Cariagne J. Arenas, Myriam Arévalo-Herrera and Sócrates Herrera
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:33
  14. Neglected tropical diseases affect the most vulnerable populations and cause chronic and debilitating disorders. Socioeconomic vulnerability is a well-known and important determinant of neglected tropical dise...

    Authors: Arthur Ramalho Magalhães, Cláudia Torres Codeço, Jens-Christian Svenning, Luis E. Escobar, Paige Van de Vuurst and Thiago Gonçalves-Souza
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:32
  15. While 5% of 247 million global malaria cases are reported in Uganda, it is also a top refugee hosting country in Africa, with over 1.36 million refugees. Despite malaria being an emerging challenge for humanit...

    Authors: Henry Musoke Semakula, Song Liang, Paul Isolo Mukwaya, Frank Mugagga, Monica Swahn, Denis Nseka, Hannington Wasswa and Patrick Kayima
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:31
  16. Rabies continues to be a serious threat to global public health endangering people’s health and public health safety. In the People’s Republic of China, multi-sectoral and comprehensive prevention and control ...

    Authors: Tianren Shen, Susan Christina Welburn, Long Sun and Guo-Jing Yang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:30
  17. Prompt and appropriate clinical management of malaria is critical for reducing the continued high burden of malaria among children under five years in sub-Saharan countries. However, more remains to be known a...

    Authors: Yue Ge, Di Liang, Jun Cao, Roland Gosling, Vivian Mushi and Jiayan Huang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:29
  18. Direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) for hepatitis C treatment in China became available since 2017. This study expects to generate evidence to inform decision-making in a nationwide scale-up of DAA treatment in Ch...

    Authors: Xinyu Du, Jiarun Mi, Hanchao Cheng, Yuanyuan Song, Yuchang Li, Jing Sun, Polin Chan, Zhongdan Chen and Simon Luo
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:28
  19. The global coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused many negative effects on physical and mental health of patients who have survived COVID-19. Apart from some long-lasting physical sequelae, those COVID...

    Authors: Weijun Xiao, Xiaoyang Liu, Hao Wang, Yiman Huang, Zhenwei Dai, Mingyu Si, Jiaqi Fu, Xu Chen, Mengmeng Jia, Zhiwei Leng, Dan Cui, Winnie W. S. Mak, Liming Dong and Xiaoyou Su
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:27
  20. Future distribution of dengue risk is usually predicted based on predicted climate changes using general circulation models (GCMs). However, it is difficult to validate the GCM results and assess the uncertain...

    Authors: Hongmei Liu, Xiaodan Huang, Xiuxia Guo, Peng Cheng, Haifang Wang, Lijuan Liu, Chuanhui Zang, Chongxing Zhang, Xuejun Wang, Guofa Zhou and Maoqing Gong
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:26
  21. OXA-232-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae was first identified in China in 2016, and its clonal transmission was reported in 2019. However, there are no prevalence and genotypic surveillance data available for OXA-...

    Authors: Yanyan Zhang, Xuemei Yang, Congcong Liu, Ling Huang, Lingbin Shu, Qiaoling Sun, Hongwei Zhou, Yonglu Huang, Chang Cai, Xiaoyan Wu, Sheng Chen and Rong Zhang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:25
  22. Tungiasis is a neglected tropical skin disease caused by the sand flea Tunga penetrans. Female fleas penetrate the skin, particularly at the feet, and cause severe inflammation. This study aimed to characterize d...

    Authors: Lynne Elson, Abneel K. Matharu, Naomi Riithi, Paul Ouma, Francis Mutebi, Hermann Feldmeier, Jürgen Krücken and Ulrike Fillinger
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:24
  23. Malaria is caused by multiple parasitic species of the genus Plasmodium. Plasmodium vivax is the most geographically widespread and poses challenges in elimination due to its unique biological and epidemiological...

    Authors: Fang Huang, Li Zhang and Zhi-Gui Xia
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:23
  24. Passive diagnosis of human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) at the health facility level is a major component of HAT control in Guinea. We examined which clinical signs and symptoms are associated with HAT, and a...

    Authors: Oumou Camara, Mamadou Camara, Laura Cristina Falzon, Hamidou Ilboudo, Jacques Kaboré, Charlie Franck Alfred Compaoré, Eric Maurice Fèvre, Philippe Büscher, Bruno Bucheton and Veerle Lejon
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:22
  25. A global surplus of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines exists as a result of difficulties in aligning the demand and supply for vaccine manufacturing and delivery. World leaders have accelerated vacc...

    Authors: Nguyen Khoi Quan, Nguyen Le My Anh and Andrew W. Taylor-Robinson
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:21
  26. Emerging fungal pathogens pose important threats to global public health. The World Health Organization has responded to the rising threat of traditionally neglected fungal infections by developing a Fungal Pr...

    Authors: Youbao Zhao, Leixin Ye, Fujie Zhao, Lanyue Zhang, Zhenguo Lu, Tianxin Chu, Siyu Wang, Zhanxiang Liu, Yukai Sun, Min Chen, Guojian Liao, Chen Ding, Yingchun Xu, Wanqing Liao and Linqi Wang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:20
  27. The levels of resource losses due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and mental distress may change during the pandemic period. Based on the Conservation of Resource (COR) Theory, this study investigated s...

    Authors: Yanqiu Yu, Mason M. C. Lau and Joseph T. F. Lau
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:19
  28. The ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and the Omicron variant presents a formidable challenge for control and preve...

    Authors: Qianqian Cui, Zhengli Shi, Duman Yimamaidi, Ben Hu, Zhuo Zhang, Muhammad Saqib, Ali Zohaib, Baikadamova Gulnara, Mukhanbetkaliyev Yersyn, Zengyun Hu and Shizhu Li
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:18
  29. Data-driven research is a very important component of One Health. As the core part of the global One Health index (GOHI), the global One Health Intrinsic Drivers index (IDI) is a framework for evaluating the b...

    Authors: Zhao-Yu Guo, Jia-Xin Feng, Lin Ai, Jing-Bo Xue, Jing-Shu Liu, Xiao-Xi Zhang, Chun-Li Cao, Jing Xu, Shang Xia, Xiao-Nong Zhou, Jin Chen and Shi-Zhu Li
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:17
  30. One Health approach advocates realizing the best health and harmonious symbiosis of human, animal and natural environment through cross-border, multi-sectoral and interdisciplinary cooperation. The good govern...

    Authors: Odel Y. Li, XiangCheng Wang, Kelly Yang, DongMei Liu and HuaChen Shi
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:16
  31. Non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) have been implemented worldwide to suppress the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). However, few studies have evaluated the effect of NPIs on other infectious...

    Authors: Wenyi Zhang, Yao Wu, Bo Wen, Yongming Zhang, Yong Wang, Wenwu Yin, Shanhua Sun, Xianyu Wei, Hailong Sun, Zhijie Zhang, Shanshan Li and Yuming Guo
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:15
  32. Leprosy is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae and remains a source of preventable disability if left undetected. Case detection delay is an important epidemiological indicator for progress in in...

    Authors: Thomas Hambridge, Luc E. Coffeng, Sake J. de Vlas and Jan Hendrik Richardus
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:12
  33. The impact of coronavirus diseases 2019 (COVID-19) related non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) on influenza activity in the presence of other known seasonal driving factors is unclear, especially at the mu...

    Authors: Xingxing Zhang, Jing Du, Gang Li, Teng Chen, Jin Yang, Jiao Yang, Ting Zhang, Qing Wang, Liuyang Yang, Shengjie Lai, Luzhao Feng and Weizhong Yang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:11
  34. The term virus ‘spillover’ embodies a highly complex phenomenon and is often used to refer to viral transmission from a primary reservoir host to a new, naïve yet susceptible and permissive host species. Spill...

    Authors: Luis E. Escobar, Andres Velasco-Villa, Panayampalli S. Satheshkumar, Yoshinori Nakazawa and Paige Van de Vuurst
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:10
  35. The Ibizan Hound is a canine breed native to the Mediterranean region, where leishmaniasis is an endemic zoonosis. Several studies indicate a low prevalence of this disease in Ibizan Hound dogs, whereas other ...

    Authors: Luis Álvarez, Pablo-Jesús Marín-García, Pilar Rentero-Garrido, Celia Pilar Martinez-Jimenez and Lola Llobat
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:9
  36. Cerebral malaria (CM) is a neuropathology which remains one of the deadliest forms of malaria among African children. The kinetics of the pathophysiological mechanisms leading to neuroinflammation and the deat...

    Authors: Jade Royo, Bertin Vianou, Manfred Accrombessi, Elisée Kinkpé, Linda Ayédadjou, Ida Dossou-Dagba, Yélé Ladipo, Maroufou Jules Alao, Gwladys I. Bertin, Michel Cot, Farid Boumédiène, Sandrine Houzé, Jean François Faucher and Agnès Aubouy
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:8
  37. With the variability in emerging data, guidance on the isolation duration for patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to the Omicron variant is controversial. This study aimed to determine the pr...

    Authors: Honglian Gui, Zhenglan Zhang, Bin Chen, Yaoxing Chen, Yue Wang, Zhuo Long, Chuanwu Zhu, Yinling Wang, Zhujun Cao and Qing Xie
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:7
  38. China is progressing towards the goal of schistosomiasis elimination, but there are still some problems, such as difficult management of infection source and snail control. This study aimed to develop deep lea...

    Authors: Jing-Bo Xue, Shang Xia, Xin‑Yi Wang, Lu-Lu Huang, Liang-Yu Huang, Yu-Wan Hao, Li-Juan Zhang and Shi-Zhu Li
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:6
  39. Socioeconomic status (SES) inequity was recognized as a driver of some certain infectious diseases. However, few studies evaluated the association between SES and the burden of overall infections, and even few...

    Authors: Xiangyu Ye, Yidi Wang, Yixin Zou, Junlan Tu, Weiming Tang, Rongbin Yu, Sheng Yang and Peng Huang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:5
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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