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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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, Velavan P. Thirumalaisamy, Véronique Penlap-Beng, Francine Ntoumi and Joseph Kamgno
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:47
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Tuberculosis (TB) is on the rise in Pakistan and there could be multiple reasons including poverty, difficulty in access to TB treatment services, non-compliance with treatment, social stigma etc. According to...

    Authors: Babar Tasneem Shaikh, Ahmed Khan Laghari, Sulaiman Durrani, Alina Chaudhry and Nabeela Ali
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:42
  17. Emerging mite-borne pathogens and associated disease burdens in recent decades are raising serious public health concerns, yet their distributions and ecology remain under-investigated. We aim to describe the ...

    Authors: Tao Wang, Fanfei Meng, Tianle Che, Jinjin Chen, Haiyang Zhang, Yang Ji, Zhengwei Fan, Guoping Zhao, Wenhui Zhang, Baogui Jiang, Qiang Xu, Chenlong Lv, Taoxing Shi, Shiman Ruan, Lanzheng Liu, Wei Liu…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:41
  18. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic hit South America badly with multiple waves. Different COVID-19 variants have been storming across the region, leading to more severe infections and deaths even in places with hig...

    Authors: Salihu Sabiu Musa, Amna Tariq, Liu Yuan, Wei Haozhen and Daihai He
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:40
  19. Since 2015, the Global Technical Strategy (GTS) for Malaria 2016–2030 has been adopted by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a comprehensive framework to accelerate progress for malaria elimination in ende...

    Authors: Gabriel Zorello Laporta, Maria Eugenia Grillet, Sheila Rodrigues Rodovalho, Eduardo Massad and Maria Anice Mureb Sallum
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:39
  20. It is of great challenge to raise the public coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) related health literacy (CRHL) in impoverished regions due to the limits of poor infrastructure, large proportion of vulnerable ...

    Authors: Huimin Wang, Rujun Liao, Xin Chen, Jie Yu, Tianyu Zhu, Qiang Liao and Tao Zhang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:38
  21. Hybrids between Schistosoma haematobium (Sh) and S. bovis (Sb) have been found in several African countries as well as in Europe. Since the consequences of this hybridization are still unknown, this study aims to...

    Authors: Félicité Flore Djuikwo Teukeng, Manon Blin, Nicolas Bech, Marta Reguera Gomez, Rima Zein-Eddine, Alain Michel Kouam Simo, Jean-Francois Allienne, Louis Albert Tchuem-Tchuenté and Jérôme Boissier
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2022 11:37
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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