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  1. Measles outbreaks re-emerged in 2013–2014 in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China, where measles immunisation coverage is high. The discrepancy between the vaccination coverage and outbreaks indicates tha...

    Authors: Xian-Yan Tang, Man Cheng, Alan Geater, Qiu-Yun Deng, Ge Zhong, Yue-Dong Lin, Ning Chen, Tao Lan, Long-Yan Jiang, Man-Tong Zhu and Qiao Li

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:102

    Content type: Research Article

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  2. Eradication of infectious disease is the sanctified public health and sustainable development goal around the world.

    Authors: Heng-Lin Yang, Zulqarnain Baloch, Jian-Wei Xu, Xiao-Dong Sun, Zu-Rui Lin, Yao-Wu Zhou, Xiao-Tao Zhao, Quan Lv, Shi-Yuan Xu, Chun-Li Ding, Qi-Yan Chen, Peng Tian, Kai-Xia Dung, Xue-Shan Xia and Hong-Ning Zhou

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:101

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  3. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is an international public health threat, and people's participation in disease-related preventive behaviours is the key to controlling infectious diseases. Thi...

    Authors: Yisheng Ye, Ruijun Wu, Yao Ge, Tao Wang, Xin Yao, Yao Yang, Chengxu Long, Fangfei Chen, Shangfeng Tang and Rui Huang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:100

    Content type: Research Article

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  4. The very high burden of rifampicin resistance tuberculosis (RR-TB) and the very low detection of RR-TB cases are a major challenge that China has been facing. This study analyzed the characteristics of RR-TB d...

    Authors: Wei Su, Yun-zhou Ruan, Tao Li, Xin Du, Jia-wen Jiang and Ren-zhong Li

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:99

    Content type: Research Article

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  5. Little attention has been paid to the comparison of COVID-19 pandemic responses and related factors in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) countries. We aimed at evaluating the association o...

    Authors: Jingmin Zhu, Wenxin Yan, Lin zhu and Jue Liu

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:97

    Content type: Short Report

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  6. The transmission dynamics and severity of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is different across countries or regions. Differences in governments’ policy responses may explain some of these differenc...

    Authors: Yan Ma, Shiva Raj Mishra, Xi-Kun Han and Dong-Shan Zhu

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:96

    Content type: Research Article

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  7. Despite free diagnosis and treatment for tuberculosis (TB), the costs during treatment impose a significant financial burden on patients and their households. The study sought to identify the determinants for ...

    Authors: Beatrice Kirubi, Jane Ong’ang’o, Peter Nguhiu, Knut Lönnroth, Aiban Rono and Kristi Sidney-Annerstedt

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:95

    Content type: Research Article

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  8. Various modalities of vaccines against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), based on different platforms and immunization procedures, have been successively approved for marketing worldwide. A comprehensive re...

    Authors: Musha Chen, Yue Yuan, Yiguo Zhou, Zhaomin Deng, Jin Zhao, Fengling Feng, Huachun Zou and Caijun Sun

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:94

    Content type: Scoping Review

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  9. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections are common among individuals with human immune deficiency virus (HIV) infection worldwide. In this study, we did a systematic review and meta-anal...

    Authors: Hasan Ahmadi Gharaei, Mohammad Fararouei, Ali Mirzazadeh, Golnaz Sharifnia, Marzieh Rohani-Rasaf, Dariush Bastam, Jamileh Rahimi, Mostafa kouhestani, Shahab Rezaian and Mostafa Dianatinasab

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:93

    Content type: Scoping Review

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  10. China has successfully reduced tuberculosis (TB) incidence rate over the past three decades, however, challenges remain in improving the quality of TB diagnosis and treatment. In this paper, we assess the effe...

    Authors: Zhi-Peng Li, Wen-Hui Mao, Fei Huang, Ni Wang, Li-Ping Ma, Li-Qun Zhang, Meng-Qiu Gao, Wei-Bing Wang, Qi Zhao and Sheng-Lan Tang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:92

    Content type: Research Article

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  11. Hepatitis E, an acute zoonotic disease caused by the hepatitis E virus (HEV), has a relatively high burden in developing countries. The current research model on hepatitis E mainly uses experimental animal mod...

    Authors: Meng Yang, Xiao-Qing Cheng, Ze-Yu Zhao, Pei-Hua Li, Jia Rui, Sheng-Nan Lin, Jing-Wen Xu, Yuan-Zhao Zhu, Yao Wang, Xing-Chun Liu, Li Luo, Bin Deng, Chan Liu, Jie-Feng Huang, Tian-Long Yang, Zhuo-Yang Li…

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:91

    Content type: Research Article

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  12. Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS), an emerging tickborne infectious disease caused by a novel banyangvirus (SFTS virus, SFTSV), was endemic in several Asian countries with a high mortality up ...

    Authors: Shou-Ming Lv, Chun Yuan, Lan Zhang, Yu-Na Wang, Zi-Niu Dai, Tong Yang, Ke Dai, Xiao-Ai Zhang, Qing-Bin Lu, Zhen-Dong Yang, Ning Cui, Hao Li and Wei Liu

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:90

    Content type: Case Report

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  13. To monitor the prevalence of schistosomiasis in school-aged children (SAC), the National Bilharzia Control Program (PNLB) was set up by the Senegalese authorities; however, geographically isolated Bedik ethnic...

    Authors: Monique N’Diaye, Boubacar Fodé Keita, Fodé Danfakha, Fili Keita, Gérald Keita, Cheikh Sadibou Senghor, Bocar Diop, Lamine Diawara, François Bessin, Charlotte Vernet, Dominique Barbier, Patrick Dewavrin and Francis Klotz

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:89

    Content type: Research Article

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  14. Schistosomiasis control is striving forward to transmission interruption and even elimination, evidence-lead control is of vital importance to eliminate the hidden dangers of schistosomiasis. This study attemp...

    Authors: Yan-Feng Gong, Ling-Qian Zhu, Yin-Long Li, Li-Juan Zhang, Jing-Bo Xue, Shang Xia, Shan Lv, Jing Xu and Shi-Zhu Li

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:88

    Content type: Research Article

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  15. School-aged children (SAC) have a considerable burden of intestinal schistosomiasis in Madagascar yet its burden in pre-school aged children (PSAC) is currently overlooked. To assess the at-risk status of PSAC...

    Authors: Caitlin Sheehy, Heather Lawson, Emmanuel H. Andriamasy, Hannah J. Russell, Alice Reid, Gina U. Raderalazasoa, Graham Dodge, Robbie Kornitschky, James M. StJ. Penney, Tahiry N. Ranaivoson, Antsa Andrianiaina, Jenny S. Emmanoela, Amaya L. Bustinduy, J. Russell Stothard, Louis Andrianjaka and Stephen A. Spencer

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:87

    Content type: Short Report

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  16. Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is a vector-borne disease classified by the World Health Organization as one of the most neglected tropical diseases. Brazil has the highest incidence of CL in America and is one o...

    Authors: Tatiana P. Portella and Roberto A. Kraenkel

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:86

    Content type: Research Article

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  17. Soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections have long been an important public health concern in the Philippines. In this review, we describe the current status of STH infections there and highlight the control...

    Authors: Mary Lorraine S. Mationg, Veronica L. Tallo, Gail M. Williams, Catherine A. Gordon, Archie C. A. Clements, Donald P. McManus and Darren J. Gray

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:85

    Content type: Scoping Review

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  18. In Ethiopia, schistosomiasis is caused by Schistosoma mansoni and S. haematobium with the former being widespread and more than 4 million people are estimated to be infected by S. mansoni annually with 35 million...

    Authors: Keerati Ponpetch, Berhanu Erko, Teshome Bekana, Lindsay Richards and Song Liang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:83

    Content type: Research Article

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  19. Echinococcosis is a global zoonotic parasitic disease caused by Echinococcus larvae. This disease is highly endemic in Sichuan Province, China. This study investigates the prevalence and spatial distribution char...

    Authors: Wei He, Li-Ying Wang, Wen-Jie Yu, Guang-Jia Zhang, Bo Zhong, Sha Liao, Qi Wang, Rui-Rui Li, Liu Yang, Ren-Xin Yao, Yang Liu, Zeli Danba, Sheng-Chao Qin, Shi-An Wang, Yan-Xia Wang, Yan Huang…

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:82

    Content type: Research Article

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  20. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Meng-Jie Geng, Li-Ping Wang, Xiang Ren, Jian-Xing Yu, Zhao-Rui Chang, Can-Jun Zheng, Zhi-Jie An, Yu Li, Xiao-Kun Yang, Hong-Ting Zhao, Zhong-Jie Li, Guang-Xue He and Zi-Jian Feng

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:81

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:48

  21. Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) introduced the Structured Operational Research Training Initiative (SORT IT) into China to build a special capacity and equip public health profess...

    Authors: Ning Feng, Jeffrey Karl Edwards, Philip Odhiambo Owiti, Guo-Min Zhang, Zulma Vanessa Rueda Vallejo, Katrina Hann, Shui-Sen Zhou, Myo Minn Oo, Elizabeth Marie Geoffroy, Chao Ma, Tao Li, Jun Feng, Yi Zhang and Xiao-Ping Dong

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:80

    Content type: Commentary

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  22. Schistosomiasis japonica remains an important public health concern due to its potential to cause severe outcomes and long-term sequelae. An integrated control strategy implemented in the Peoples’ Republic of ...

    Authors: Ling-Ling Wu, He-Hua Hu, Xia Zhang, Xiao-Nong Zhou, Tie-Wu Jia, Can Wang, Zhong Hong and Jing Xu

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:79

    Content type: Research Article

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  23. PTB is an infectious disease, which not only seriously affects people’s health, but also causes a heavier disease economic burden on patients. At present, reform of the medical insurance payment can be an effe...

    Authors: Xing-Yu Hu and Guang-Ying Gao

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:78

    Content type: Research Article

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  24. Malaria rapid diagnostic tests have become a primary and critical tool for malaria diagnosis in malaria-endemic countries where Plasmodium falciparum Histidine Rich Protein 2-based rapid diagnostic tests (PfHRP2-...

    Authors: Yannick Bazitama Munyeku, Alain Abera Musaka, Medard Ernest, Chris Smith, Paul Mankadi Mansiangi and Richard Culleton

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:77

    Content type: Research Article

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  25. Implementation of control programmes for Strongyloides stercoralis infection is among the targets of the World Health Organization Roadmap to 2030. Aim of this work was to evaluate the possible impact in terms of...

    Authors: Dora Buonfrate, Lorenzo Zammarchi, Zeno Bisoffi, Antonio Montresor and Sara Boccalini

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:76

    Content type: Short Report

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  26. Malaria remains a significant health challenge in sub-Saharan Africa, with early diagnosis critical to reducing its morbidity and mortality. Despite the increasing Plasmodium spp. diagnostic capabilities, access ...

    Authors: Tobias O. Apinjoh, Veronica N. Ntasin, Phil Collins C. Tataw, Vincent N. Ntui, Dieudonne L. Njimoh, Fidelis Cho-Ngwa and Eric A. Achidi

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:75

    Content type: Research Article

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  27. Oncomelania hupensis is only intermediate snail host of Schistosoma japonicum, and distribution of O. hupensis is an important indicator for the surveillance of schistosomiasis. This study explored the feasibilit...

    Authors: Jin-Xin Zheng, Shang Xia, Shan Lv, Yi Zhang, Robert Bergquist and Xiao-Nong Zhou

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:74

    Content type: Research Article

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  28. To secure the gains of lymphatic filariasis (LF) elimination programs, attention is needed to the ‘residual microfilaremia phase’, in which high-risk populations may be crucial. The present study documents the...

    Authors: Anjali Modi, Keshav G. Vaishnav, Kailash Kothiya and Neal Alexander

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:73

    Content type: Research Article

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  29. Given the context of rapid technological change and COIVD-19 pandemics, E-learning may provide a unique opportunity for addressing the challenges in traditional face-to-face continuing medical education (CME)....

    Authors: Zi-Yue Wang, Li-Jie Zhang, Yu-Hong Liu, Wei-Xi Jiang, Jing-Yun Jia, Sheng-Lan Tang and Xiao-Yun Liu

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:72

    Content type: Research Article

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  30. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has killed over 2.5 million people worldwide, but effective care and therapy have yet to be discovered. We conducted this analysis to better understand tocilizumab treatment...

    Authors: Qiu Wei, Hua Lin, Rong-Guo Wei, Nian Chen, Fan He, Dong-Hua Zou and Jin-Ru Wei

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:71

    Content type: Scoping Review

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  31. In its new roadmap for neglected tropical diseases, the World Health Organization proposes three important strategic shifts: (i) Stronger accountability which shifting from process to impact indicators; (ii) I...

    Authors: Melissa Krizia Vieri, Makoy Yibi Logora, Kamran Rafiq and Robert Colebunders

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:70

    Content type: Commentary

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  32. COVID-19 can lead to increased psychological symptoms such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety among patients with COVID-19. Based on the previous mindfulness-based interventions ...

    Authors: Ming-Yu Si, Wei-Jun Xiao, Chen Pan, Hao Wang, Yi-Man Huang, Jun Lian, Winnie W. S. Mak, Zhi-Wei Leng, Xiao-You Su, Qiu-Ping Tang, Yu Jiang, Lu-Zhao Feng, Wei-Zhong Yang and Chen Wang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:69

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  33. The Republic of Guinea-Bissau in West Africa has a high HIV/AIDS disease burden and has experienced political instability in the recent past. Our study used qualitative methods to better understand key stakeho...

    Authors: Joshua Galjour, Philip J. Havik, Peter Aaby, Amabelia Rodrigues, Laura Hoemeke, Michael J. Deml, Jinkou Zhao and Emmanuel Kabengele Mpinga

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:68

    Content type: Research Article

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  34. Despite progress towards End TB Strategy targets for reducing tuberculosis (TB) incidence and deaths by 2035, South Africa remains among the top ten high-burden tuberculosis countries globally. A large challen...

    Authors: Jamie Murdoch, Robyn Curran, André J. van Rensburg, Ajibola Awotiwon, Audry Dube, Max Bachmann, Inge Petersen and Lara Fairall

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:67

    Content type: Case Study

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  35. The ongoing transmission of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the Middle East and its expansion to other regions are raising concerns of a potential pandemic. An in-depth analysis ...

    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 10:66

    Content type: Research Article

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  36. Strongyloidiasis is the most neglected of the neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). The aim of this commentary is to describe the possible reasons why strongyloidiasis is so overlooked in Ethiopia, and shed ligh...

    Authors: Abebaw Tiruneh, Endalew Zemene and Zeleke Mekonnen

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:65

    Content type: Commentary

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  37. The Upper West region of Ghana is mostly made up of rural communities and is highly endemic for lymphatic filariasis (LF), with a significant burden of disability due to lymphedema and hydrocele. The aim of th...

    Authors: Solomon Abotiba Atinbire, Benjamin Marfo, Bright Alomatu, Collins Ahorlu, Paul Saunderson and Stefanie Weiland

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:64

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  38. Tuberculosis (TB) prevention through the use of preventive treatment is a critical activity in the elimination of TB. In multiple settings, limited staffing has been identified as a barrier to managing prevent...

    Authors: Roberto Zegarra-Chapoñan, Lily Victoria Bonadonna, Courtney M. Yuen, Martha Brigida Martina-Chávez and Jhon Zeladita-Huaman

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:63

    Content type: Research Article

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  39. A local coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) case confirmed on June 11, 2020 triggered an outbreak in Beijing, China after 56 consecutive days without a newly confirmed case. Non-pharmaceutical interventions (N...

    Authors: Xiao-Li Wang, Xin Lin, Peng Yang, Zun-You Wu, Gang Li, Jennifer M. McGoogan, Zeng-Tao Jiao, Xin-Jun He, Si-Qi Li, Hong-Hao Shi, Jing-Yuan Wang, Sheng-Jie Lai, Chun Huang and Quan-Yi Wang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:62

    Content type: Short Report

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  40. Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), endemic in Guatemala, mostly affects poor people living in the northern region. A national control program that includes surveillance, diagnose, and treatment offered free of cost...

    Authors: Renata Mendizábal-Cabrera, Isabel Pérez, Víctor Becerril Montekio, Freddy Pérez, Erick Durán and Mei L. Trueba

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:61

    Content type: Research Article

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  41. Recurrent infections of animal hosts with avian influenza viruses (AIVs) have posted a persistent threat. It is very important to understand the avian influenza virus distribution and characteristics in enviro...

    Authors: Hong Bo, Ye Zhang, Li-Bo Dong, Jie Dong, Xi-Yan Li, Xiang Zhao, Zi Li, Yue-Long Shu and Da-Yan Wang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:60

    Content type: Research Article

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  42. Shanghai had a local outbreak of COVID-19 from January 21 to 24. Timely and precise strategies were taken to prevent further spread of the disease. We discussed and shared the experience of COVID-19 containmen...

    Authors: Ying Shi, Hong-Lin Jiang, Mei-Xia Yang, Lin-Juan Dong, Yue Chen, Yi-Biao Zhou and Qing-Wu Jiang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:58

    Content type: Commentary

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  43. Information on the prevalence and resistance spectrum of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) in China is mainly based on regional or local data. To estimate the proportion of NTM cases in China, a national surve...

    Authors: Chun-Fa Liu, Yi-Meng Song, Wen-Cong He, Dong-Xin Liu, Ping He, Jing-Jing Bao, Xin-Yang Wang, Yan-Ming Li and Yan-Lin Zhao

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:59

    Content type: Research Article

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  44. Mosquito-based arbovirus surveillance can serve as an early warning in evaluating the status of mosquito-borne virus prevalence and thus prevent local outbreaks. Although Tengchong County in Yunnan Province—wh...

    Authors: Yuan Fang, Xi-Shang Li, Wei Zhang, Jing-Bo Xue, Jia-Zhi Wang, Shou-Qin Yin, Sheng-Guo Li, Xin-He Li and Yi Zhang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:57

    Content type: Research Article

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  45. As one of the non-pharmacological interventions to control the transmission of COVID-19, determining the quarantine duration is mainly based on the accurate estimates of the incubation period. However, patient...

    Authors: Zhi-Yao Li, Yu Zhang, Liu-Qing Peng, Rong-Rong Gao, Jia-Rui Jing, Jia-Le Wang, Bin-Zhi Ren, Jian-Guo Xu and Tong Wang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:56

    Content type: Scoping Review

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  46. Chagas disease is endemic in Latin America and, over the last few decades, due to population movements, the disease has spread to other continents. Early diagnosis and treatment are critical in terms of improv...

    Authors: María Romay-Barja, Laura Iglesias-Rus, Teresa Boquete, Agustín Benito and Teresa Blasco-Hernández

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:55

    Content type: Research Article

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  47. The China National Health Commission-Gates TB Project Phase III implemented a comprehensive TB control model including multiple interventions to address the burden of drug-resistant TB (DRTB). This study aims ...

    Authors: Wei-Xi Jiang, Zhi-Peng Li, Qi Zhao, Meng-Qiu Gao, Qian Long, Wei-Bing Wang, Fei Huang, Ni Wang and Sheng-Lan Tang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:54

    Content type: Research Article

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  48. Malaria was once one of the most serious public health problems in China, with more than 30 million malaria cases annually before 1949. However, the disease burden has sharply declined and the epidemic areas h...

    Authors: Jun-Hu Chen, Jun Fen and Xiao-Nong Zhou

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:51

    Content type: Editorial

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