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  1. 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

    Content type: Scoping Review

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  2. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  3. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  4. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  5. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  6. 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

    Content type: Case Study

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  9. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  10. 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

    Content type: Scoping Review

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  11. 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

    Content type: Opinion

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  12. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  13. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  14. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  15. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  16. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  18. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  20. 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

    Content type: Short Report

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  21. 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

    Content type: Scoping Review

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  22. 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

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  23. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  24. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  25. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  26. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  27. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  28. 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

    Content type: Scoping Review

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  29. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  30. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  31. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  32. 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

    Content type: Scoping Review

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  33. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  34. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  35. 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

    Content type: Case Study

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  36. 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

    Content type: Correction

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

  37. 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

    Content type: Correction

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

  38. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  39. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  40. 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

    Content type: Short Report

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  41. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  42. 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

    Content type: Research Article

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  43. There could be various stakeholders who influencing multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) policy development and implementation, yet their attributes and roles remain unclear in practice. This study aimed ...

    Authors: Bin Chen, Hongdan Bao, Xinyi Chen, Kui Liu, Ying Peng, Wei Wang, Fei Wang, Jianmin Jiang and Biao Xu

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:108

    Content type: Research Article

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  44. Around the world, controlling the COVID-19 pandemic requires national coordination of multiple intervention strategies. As vaccinations are globally introduced into the repertoire of available interventions, i...

    Authors: Carlo Delfin S. Estadilla, Joshua Uyheng, Elvira P. de Lara-Tuprio, Timothy Robin Teng, Jay Michael R. Macalalag and Maria Regina Justina E. Estuar

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:107

    Content type: Research Article

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  45. Annually, 125.2 million pregnant women worldwide risk contracting malaria, including 30.3 million and 1.5 million in Sub-Saharan Africa and Kenya respectively. At least three doses of sulphadoxine pyrimethamin...

    Authors: Joshua A. Mutanyi, Daniel O. Onguru, Sidney O. Ogolla and Lawrence B. Adipo

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:106

    Content type: Research Article

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  46. The elimination of Plasmodium vivax malaria requires 8-aminoquinolines, which are contraindicated in patients with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency due to the risk of acute haemolytic anaemia. ...

    Authors: Oum Kelthoum Mamadou Djigo, Yacoub Ould Khalef, Mohamed Salem Ould Ahmedou Salem, Nicolas Gomez, Leonardo Basco, Sébastien Briolant and Ali Ould Mohamed Salem Boukhary

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:105

    Content type: Research Article

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