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COVID-19 Collection

A collection of COVID-19 related articles that has been published by Tropical Medicine and Health

  1. The Philippines has been one of the most affected COVID-19 countries in the Western Pacific region, but there are limited data on COVID-19-related mortality and associated factors from this setting. We aimed t...

    Authors: Kristal An Agrupis, Chris Smith, Shuichi Suzuki, Annavi Marie Villanueva, Koya Ariyoshi, Rontgene Solante, Elizabeth Freda Telan, Kelly Anne Estrada, Ann Celestyn Uichanco, Jocelyn Sagurit, Joy Calayo, Dorcas Umipig, Zita dela Merced, Fe Villarama, Efren Dimaano, Jose Benito Villarama…

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2021 49:48

    Content type: Short Report

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Tropical Medicine and Health 2021 49:58

  2. Fighting against coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) goes hand in hand with the provision of proper water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services. In this case, proper handwashing with soap and water plays a ...

    Authors: Magdalena Shao, Vivian Mushi, Luco Mwelange and Anyitike Mwakitalima

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2021 49:46

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  3. The rapid spread of COVID-19 around the world has exposed some long-standing deficiencies in health systems, particularly in environments with low financial and medical resources. Most patients ill with COVID-...

    Authors: Nelson Ashinedu Ukor, Yusuff Adebayo Adebisi, Theogene Uwizeyimana, Attaullah Ahmadi, Osmond C. Ekwebelem, Precious Fadele and Don Eliseo Lucero-Prisno III

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2021 49:39

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  4. Although the scale of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic was relatively small in Japan compared with the rest of the world, the polarisation of areas into high- and low-COVID-19-incidence areas was ob...

    Authors: Junko Okumura

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2021 49:38

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Tropical Medicine and Health 2021 49:61

  5. COVID-19 is still a major global threat for which vaccination remains the ultimate solution. Uganda reported 40,751 cases and 335 deaths as of 9 April 2021 and started its vaccination program among priority gr...

    Authors: Andrew Marvin Kanyike, Ronald Olum, Jonathan Kajjimu, Daniel Ojilong, Gabriel Madut Akech, Dianah Rhoda Nassozi, Drake Agira, Nicholas Kisaakye Wamala, Asaph Asiimwe, Dissan Matovu, Ann Babra Nakimuli, Musilim Lyavala, Patricia Kulwenza, Joshua Kiwumulo and Felix Bongomin

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2021 49:37

    Content type: Research

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  6. Following the coup in Myanmar, humanitarian assistance, including coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) control, must be implemented on the Thai-Myanmar border in the framework of international cooperation. The ...

    Authors: Jun Kobayashi, Nanae Aritaka, Ikuma Nozaki, Aya Tabata and Shinichiro Noda

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2021 49:33

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  7. The new coronavirus disease 2019 is an emerging respiratory disease caused by the highly contagious novel coronavirus which has currently overwhelmed the world. Realizing a comprehensive set of infection preve...

    Authors: Demisu Zenbaba, Biniyam Sahiledengle, Abulie Takele, Yohannes Tekalegn, Ahmed Yassin, Birhanu Tura, Adem Abdulkadir, Edao Tesa, Alelign Tasew, Gemechu Ganfure, Genet Fikadu, Kenbon Seyoum, Mohammedawel Abduku, Tesfaye Assefa, Garoma Morka, Makida Kemal…

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2021 49:30

    Content type: Research

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  8. The world is now challenging the pandemic of COVID-19 infection. This is the third and most extensive pandemic. Previous studies showed the plausibility of vitamin D prophylaxis and therapy for COVID-19, parti...

    Authors: Rizaldy Taslim Pinzon, Angela and Andryawan Wahyu Pradana

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:102

    Content type: Research

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  9. Seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) using sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine and amodiaquine is an efficacious intervention for protection of children against Plasmodium falciparum malaria during the rainy season. In r...

    Authors: Sol Richardson, Taiwo Ibinaiye, Jamilu Nikau, Olusola Oresanya, Madeleine Marasciulo, Arantxa Roca-Feltrer, Christian Rassi and Olatunde Adesoro

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:101

    Content type: Short Report

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  10. Despite the implementation of various strategies such as the declaration of COVID-19 emergency state, staying at home, lockdown, and massive protective equipment distribution, still COVID-19 is increasing alar...

    Authors: Habtamu Sewunet Mekonnen, Abere Woretaw Azagew, Chalachew Adugna Wubneh, Getaneh Mulualem Belay, Nega Tezera Assimamaw, Chilot Desta Agegnehu, Telake Azale, Zelalem Nigussie Azene, Mehari Woldemariam Merid, Atalay Goshu Muluneh, Demiss Mulatu Geberu, Getahun Molla Kassa, Melaku Kindie Yenit, Sewbesew Yitayih Tilahun, Kassahun Alemu Gelaye, Animut Tagele Tamiru…

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:99

    Content type: Research

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  11. Although the “stay-at-home” order is advocated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the lives of individuals lacking adequate housing are threatened. We developed a framework to assess various popu...

    Authors: Masami Fujita, Sadatoshi Matsuoka, Hiroyuki Kiyohara, Yousuke Kumakura, Yuko Takeda, Norimichi Goishi, Masayoshi Tarui, Masaki Inaba, Mari Nagai, Masahiko Hachiya and Noriko Fujita

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:92

    Content type: Review

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  12. COVID-19 is an emerging disease caused by highly contagious virus called SARS-CoV-2. It caused an extensive health and economic burden around the globe. There is no proven effective treatment yet, except certa...

    Authors: Tadele Girum, Kifle Lentiro, Mulugeta Geremew, Biru Migora and Sisay Shewamare

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:91

    Content type: Review

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  13. The purpose of this study was to provide an overview of entry screening measures applied at airports in response to the COVID-19 epidemic worldwide. Between 24 January and 17 February 2020, 5.2% (95% CI 3.1–8....

    Authors: Varvara A. Mouchtouri, Zacharoula Bogogiannidou, Martin Dirksen-Fischer, Sotirios Tsiodras and Christos Hadjichristodoulou

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:79

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  14. In most health areas, an information system is necessary for an effective fight against COVID-19. Current methods for surveillance of diseases with epidemic potential do not include monitoring the adherence to...

    Authors: Patient Mijiriro Wimba, Jacques-Aimé Bazeboso, Philippe Bianga Katchunga, Léon Tshilolo, Benjamin Longo-Mbenza, Muriel Rabilloud, Philippe Vanhems, Jean Iwaz, Jean-François Étard and René Écochard

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:74

    Content type: Research

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  15. Healthcare workers (HWs) are at the highest risk of getting CIVID-19. This study aimed to assess factors determining the knowledge and prevention of HWs towards COVID-19 in the Amhara Region, Ethiopia.

    Authors: Mulusew Andualem Asemahagn

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:72

    Content type: Research

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  16. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 is a global pandemic that affects individuals from all walks of life. Considering that the virus can be pas...

    Authors: Karpal Singh Sohal, Elison N. M. Simon, Boniphace Kalyanyama and Jeremiah Robert Moshy

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:70

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  17. Irrespective of how the COVID-19 pandemic evolves over time across the globe, our past experiences with comparable zoonotic diseases demonstrate the significance of having resilient primary healthcare systems ...

    Authors: Arvind Vashishta Rinkoo, Dinesh Songara, Arnika Sharma, Biswa Ranjan Patnaik, Rajesh Ranjan Singh and Rakesh Kumar Srivastava

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:67

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  18. Self-isolation is an important personal protective measure in inhibiting the transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as people carry out economic and social activities amid its spread. Yet few stud...

    Authors: Masaki Machida, Itaru Nakamura, Reiko Saito, Tomoki Nakaya, Tomoya Hanibuchi, Tomoko Takamiya, Yuko Odagiri, Noritoshi Fukushima, Hiroyuki Kikuchi, Shiho Amagasa, Takako Kojima, Hidehiro Watanabe and Shigeru Inoue

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:63

    Content type: Research

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  19. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread to almost every region and country in the world, leading to widespread travel restrictions and national lockdowns. Currently, there are limited epidemiological an...

    Authors: Eumelia P. Salva, Jose Benito Villarama, Edmundo B. Lopez, Ana Ria Sayo, Annavi Marie G. Villanueva, Tansy Edwards, Su Myat Han, Shuichi Suzuki, Xerxes Seposo, Koya Ariyoshi and Chris Smith

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:51

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:56

  20. The first COVID-19 cases in Mali were reported almost 1 month after the first case in the African continent. However, the outbreak continues to spread faster there than in other countries which, along with Mal...

    Authors: Luis Sagaon-Teyssier, Adam Yattassaye, Michel Bourrelly, Bintou Dembélé Keïta and Bruno Spire

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:41

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  21. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is responsible for more fatalities than the SARS coronavirus, despite being in the initial stage of a global pandemic. The first suspected case in the Philippines was investiga...

    Authors: Edna M. Edrada, Edmundo B. Lopez, Jose Benito Villarama, Eumelia P. Salva Villarama, Bren F. Dagoc, Chris Smith, Ana Ria Sayo, Jeffrey A. Verona, Jamie Trifalgar-Arches, Jezreel Lazaro, Ellen Grace M. Balinas, Elizabeth Freda O. Telan, Lynsil Roy, Myvie Galon, Carl Hill N. Florida, Tatsuya Ukawa…

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:21

    Content type: Case Report

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:30

  22. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is the latest virus to cause global health panic. Due to the rapidly escalating numbers ...

    Authors: Edwin Nuwagira and Conrad Muzoora

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:18

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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