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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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

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  21. HIV/AIDS has transformed into a chronic controllable but not yet curable infectious disease as other chronic diseases to some extent. The additional of so called fourth 90% that included the improved health-re...

    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 10:104

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:114

  22. Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the top 10 causes of death in the world. Since Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) as a core strategy for the global TB control are not applicable to all types of TB patients, and self-...

    Authors: Jin Li, Jie Pu, Jiaqing Liu, Qingya Wang, Rui Zhang, Ting Zhang, Jiani Zhou, Wei Xing, Shengxiang Liang, Daiyu Hu and Ying Li

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:103

    Content type: Research Article

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  23. 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

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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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

  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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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