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  1. Dengue (DENV), chikungunya (CHIKV) and Zika virus (ZIKV), are mosquito-borne viruses of medical importance in most tropical and subtropical regions. Vector control, primarily through insecticides, remains the ...

    Authors: Matthew Montgomery, James F. Harwood, Aurelie P. Yougang, Theodel A. Wilson-Bahun, Armel N. Tedjou, Christophe Rostand Keumeni, Auston Marm Kilpatrick, Charles S. Wondji and Basile Kamgang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:90
  2. Since the late twentieth century, Chagas disease gained global attention to suppress the vector burden as a main control strategy in endemic countries. In Central America, multi-national initiative successfull...

    Authors: Marvin Stanley Rodríguez, Yuko Nitahara, Michelle Cornejo, Kevin Siliezar, Rafael Grande, Ana González, Kotaro Tasaki, Yu Nakagama, Yu Michimuko, Yoko Onizuka, Junko Nakajima-Shimada, José Eduardo Romero, José Ricardo Palacios, Carmen Elena Arias, William Mejía, Yasutoshi Kido…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:89
  3. Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) affect poor populations with little or no ‘political voice’ to influence control activities. While most NTDs have interventions that work, the biggest challenge remains in de...

    Authors: Elizabeth A. Ochola, Diana M. S. Karanja and Susan J. Elliott
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:88
  4. Burkholderia pseudomallei is a tropical pathogen that causes melioidosis. Its intrinsic drug-resistance is a leading cause of treatment failure, and the few available antibiotics require prolonged use to be effec...

    Authors: Yanshuang Wang, Xuemiao Li, David A. B. Dance, Han Xia, Chen Chen, Nini Luo, Anyang Li, Yanmei Li, Qiao Zhu, Qinghui Sun, Xingyong Wu, Yingfei Zeng, Lin Chen, Shen Tian and Qianfeng Xia
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:87
  5. Leptospirosis is among the leading zoonotic causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Knowledge about spatial patterns of diseases and their underlying processes have the potential to guide intervention eff...

    Authors: Maximiliano A. Cristaldi, Thibault Catry, Auréa Pottier, Vincent Herbreteau, Emmanuel Roux, Paulina Jacob and M. Andrea Previtali
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:86
  6. Tuberculosis (TB) poses a severe public health challenge in China and worldwide. This study evaluated the effects of age, period, and birth cohort on reported incidence trends of TB based on population and ref...

    Authors: Zhe Dong, Qi-Qi Wang, Shi-Cheng Yu, Fei Huang, Jian-Jun Liu, Hong-Yan Yao and Yan-Lin Zhao
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:85
  7. Monkeypox has a very prominent regional epidemic. It has been confined to Western and Central African countries. Sporadic cases found in countries outside Africa generally have a history of sojourn in endemic ...

    Authors: Xiaoning Liu, Zheng Zhu, Yun He, Jia Wen Lim, Bethany Lane, Hui Wang, Qiaoli Peng, Liqin Sun and Hongzhou Lu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:84
  8. Indoor residual spraying (IRS) is one of the key interventions recommended by World Health Organization in preventing malaria infection. We aimed to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of global stud...

    Authors: Yiguo Zhou, Wan-Xue Zhang, Elijah Tembo, Ming-Zhu Xie, Shan-Shan Zhang, Xin-Rui Wang, Ting-Ting Wei, Xin Feng, Yi-Lin Zhang, Juan Du, Ya-Qiong Liu, Xuan Zhang, Fuqiang Cui and Qing-Bin Lu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:83
  9. Continuing progress in the global pediatric human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) response depends on timely identification and care of infants with HIV. As countries scale-out improvements to HIV early infant di...

    Authors: Kira Elsbernd, Karl M. F. Emmert-Fees, Amanda Erbe, Veronica Ottobrino, Arne Kroidl, Till Bärnighausen, Benjamin P. Geisler and Stefan Kohler
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:82
  10. Viral pathogens belonging to the order Bunyavirales pose a continuous background threat to global health, but the fact remains that they are usually neglected and their distribution is still ambiguously known. We...

    Authors: Ai-Ying Teng, Tian-Le Che, An-Ran Zhang, Yuan-Yuan Zhang, Qiang Xu, Tao Wang, Yan-Qun Sun, Bao-Gui Jiang, Chen-Long Lv, Jin-Jin Chen, Li-Ping Wang, Simon I. Hay, Wei Liu and Li-Qun Fang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:81
  11. Mass drug administration (MDA) of antimicrobials has shown promise in the reduction and potential elimination of a variety of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). However, with antimicrobial resistance (AMR) be...

    Authors: Joanna K. Konopka, Pranab Chatterjee, Connor LaMontagne and Joe Brown
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:78
  12. Mass drug administration (MDA) is a strategy to improve health at the population level through widespread delivery of medicine in a community. We surveyed the literature to summarize the benefits and potential...

    Authors: Robert J. Rolfe, Hassaan Shaikh and L. Gayani Tillekeratne
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:77
  13. Antibiotics are a key part of modern healthcare, but their use has downsides, including selecting for antibiotic resistance, both in the individuals treated with antibiotics and in the community at large. When...

    Authors: Scott W. Olesen
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:75
  14. During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, seasonal influenza activity declined globally and remained below previous seasonal levels, but intensified in China since 2021. Preventive measures to C...

    Authors: Wei-juan Huang, Yan-hui Cheng, Min-ju Tan, Jia Liu, Xi-yan Li, Xiao-xu Zeng, Jing Tang, He-jiang Wei, Tao Chen, Lei Yang, Yi-ran Xie, Jia-ying Yang, Ning Xiao and Da-yan Wang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:74
  15. Schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths (STHs) contribute high disease burdens amongst the neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and are public health problems in Angola. This study reports the prevalence,...

    Authors: Adam W. Bartlett, Jose C. Sousa-Figueiredo, Roelofje C. van Goor, Paul Monaghan, Warren Lancaster, Rukaaka Mugizi, Elsa P. Mendes, Susana Vaz Nery and Sergio Lopes
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:73
  16. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic, considered as the worst global public health event in nearly a century, has severely affected more than 200 countries and regions around the world. To effectiv...

    Authors: Lingcai Kong, Mengwei Duan, Jin Shi, Jie Hong, Zhaorui Chang and Zhijie Zhang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:72
  17. Ticks are hematophagous parasites that transmit an extensive range of pathogens to their vertebrate hosts. Ticks can destroy invading microorganisms or alleviate infection via their rudimentary but orchestrate...

    Authors: Jiahui Wu, Xia Zhou, Qiaoqiao Chen, Zhiqiang Chen, Jinyu Zhang, Lele Yang, Yuxuan Sun, Guohui Wang, Jianfeng Dai and Tingting Feng
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:71
  18. Due to sustained control activities, the prevalence of Schistosoma japonicum infection in humans, livestock and snails has decreased significantly in P. R. China, and the target has shifted from control to elimin...

    Authors: Yin-Long Li, Hui Dang, Su-Ying Guo, Li-Juan Zhang, Yun Feng, Song-Jun Ding, Xiao-Wei Shan, Guang-Ping Li, Min Yuan, Jing Xu and Shi-Zhu Li
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:70
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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

  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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

  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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