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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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