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August 2021




Short-term and Potentially Long-term Negative Impacts of COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from the Africa Research, Implementation Science, and Education Network Rapid Monitoring Survey

Davidson H. Hamer     

Images in Clinical Tropical Medicine


Tension Pneumoperitoneum Attributable to COVID-19

Hiroki Matsuura and Atsushi Okita           


Enteric Fever Unmasking Hemoglobin Sickle Cell

Catalina Arango-Ferreira, Hardenson RodrIguez-Gonzalez, and Leidy J. Londoño-Restrepo             


Renal Abscess: A Rare Complication of Paratyphoid Fever in an Immunocompetent Traveler from Southeast Asia

Lorenz Schubert, Selma Tobudic, and Stefan Winkler       




The Night is Dark and Full of Itches

Kaliaperumal Karthikeyan and M Prarthana     



Equitable and Feasible Distribution of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines for All in Africa

Abu Bakarr Rogers, Mohamed Bailor Barrie Mosoka P. Fallah, and J. Daniel Kelly 


Free Market Availability of Rapid Diagnostics Will Empower Communities to Control Malaria in India

Manju Rahi and Amit Sharma     




Poor-Quality Medicines in Cameroon: A Critical Review

Christelle Ange Waffo Tchounga and Pierre-Yves Sacre, Patient Ciza Hamuli, Rose Ngono Mballa, Emmanuel Nnanga Nga, Philippe Hubert, and Roland Marini Djang’eing’a    




Impact of COVID-19 on Nutrition, Food Security, and Dietary Diversity and Quality in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and Nigeria

Isabel Madzorera, Abbas Ismail , Elena C. Hemler, Michelle L. Korte, Adedokun A. Olufemi, Dongqing Wang, Nega Assefa, Firehiwot Workneh, Bruno Lankoande, Angela Chukwu, Millogo Ourohire, Josiemer Mattei, Abdramane Soura, Yemane Berhane, Ali Sie, Ayoade Oduola, and Wafaie W. Fawzi.  


Design and Field Methods of the ARISE Network COVID-19 Rapid Monitoring Survey

Elena C. Hemler, Michelle L. Korte, Bruno Lankoande, Ourohire´ Millogo, Nega Assefa, Angela Chukwu, Firehiwot Workneh, Amani Tinkasimile, Isaac Lyatuu, Abdramane Soura, Dongqing Wang, Isabel Madzorera, Said Vuai, Till Barnighausen, Mary Mwanyika Sando, Japhet Killewo, Ayoade Oduola, Ali Sie, Yemane Berhane, and Wafaie W. Fawzi 


Reported Barriers to Healthcare Access and Service Disruptions Caused by COVID-19 in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, and Nigeria: A Telephone Survey

Nega Assefa, Ali Sie Megan S. McHenry, Reena P. Tam, Amira A. Nafiseh, Mary Ann Etling, Adelaide E. Barnes, Amy R. L. Rule, Heather L. Crouse, Heather Haq, Lee E. Morris, Brittany L. Murray, Lisa A. Umphrey, and Elizabeth M. Keating               


The COVID-19 Pandemic and Adolescents’ Experience in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Cross-Country Study Using a Telephone Survey

Dongqing Wang, Angela Chukwu, Ourohire´ Millogo, Nega Assefa, Christabel James, Tara Young, Bruno Lankoande, Fire- hiwot Workneh, Elena C. Hemler, Michelle L. Korte, Josiemer Mattei, Abdramane Bassiahi Soura, Ali Sie, Ayoade Oduola, Yemane Berhane, and Wafaie W. Fawzi


COVID-19 Knowledge, Perception, Preventive Measures, Stigma, and Mental Health Among Healthcare Workers in Three Sub-Saharan African Countries: A Phone Survey

Nega Assefa, Abdramane Soura, Elena C. Hemler, Michelle L. Korte, Dongqing Wang, Yasir Y. Abdullahi, Bruno Lankoande, Ourohire´ Millogo, Angela Chukwu, Firehiwot Workneh, Ali Sie, Yemane Berhane, Till Baernighausen, Ayoade Oduola, and Wafaie W. Fawzi              




Knowledge and Practice Related to COVID-19 and Mental Health among Adults in Sub-Saharan Africa

Firehiwot Workneh, Dongqing Wang, Ourohire Millogo, Alemayehu Worku, Angela Chukwu, Bruno Lankoande, Nega Assefa, Elena C. Hemler, Michelle L. Korte, Abdramane Soura, Ayoade Oduola, Ali Sie, Wafaie W. Fawzi, and Yemane Berhane              


Case Report: Extrapulmonary Manifestations of COVID-19 and Dengue Coinfection

Jose Manuel Reyes-Ruiz, Rosa Campuzano-Vences, Juan Fidel Osuna-Ramos, Luis Adrian De Jesus-Gonzalez, Marıa J. Perez- Mendez, Crescencio Gonzalez-Gonzalez, Carlos Noe Farfan- Morales, Leticia Rivas-Tovar, Eduardo Davila-Gonzalez, Rosa Marıa del Angel, Aaron P. Gutiérrez-Garduño, Enrique Villegas-del Angel, Paola Zarate-Segura, and Fernando Bastida-Gonzalez        


Association of Sickle Cell Trait with Risk and Mortality of COVID-19: Results from the United Kingdom Biobank

W. Kyle Resurreccion, Joseph Hulsizer, Zhuqing Shi, Jun Wei, Chi-Hsiung Wang, Rong Na, S. Lilly Zheng, Clay Struve, Brian T. Helfand, Janardan Khandekar, Liana Billings, Michael S. Caplan, and Jianfeng Xu 


Coping with COVID: Developing a Rapid-cycle Frontline Quality-improvement Process to Support Employee Well-being and Drive Institutional Responsiveness in a Tertiary Care Faith-based Hospital in Rural Kenya

Mary B. Adam, Naomi Wambui Makobu, Wilson Karuri Kamiru, Simon Mbugua, and Faith Mailu  


Colorimetric Reverse Transcription–Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Assay for Rapid Detection of SARS-CoV-2

Meng Yee Lai, Soo Nee Tang, and Yee Ling Lau   


Evaluation of Commercial Rapid Lateral Flow Tests, Alone or in Combination, for SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Testing

Peter U. Fischer, Kerstin Fischer, Kurt C. Curtis, Yuefang Huang, Nicole Fetcho, Charles W. Goss, and Gary J. Weil 


Drug Shop Intervention to Enhance Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices of Patent Medicine Vendors for the Control of COVID-19 In Southeastern Nigeria

Uchechukwu Madukaku Chukwuocha, Gregory Ndubeze Iwuoha, Onyeka Francis Ashinze, Princewill Ugochukwu Njoku, ChideraChisom Obasi, Evelyn Ifezue Adey, and Ikechukwu NosikeSimplicius Dozie


SARS-CoV-2-Specific Antibody and T Cell Response Kinetics According to Symptom Severity

Ji Yeun Kim, Ji-Soo Kwon, Seongman Bae, Hye Hee Cha, Joon Seo Lim, Min-Chul Kim, Jin-Won Chung, Se Yoon Park, Myung Jin Lee, Baek-Nam Kim, Jiwon Jung, Min-Jae Kim, Eui-Cheol Shin, and Sung-Han Kim           


Early and High SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing Antibodies Are Associated with Severity in COVID-19 Patients from India

Shubham Shrivastava, Sonali Palkar, Jignesh Shah, Prajakta Rane, Sanjay Lalwani, Akhilesh Chandra Mishra, and Vidya A. Arankalle       


Global Health Partnerships During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Perspectives and Insights from International Partners

Megan S. McHenry, Reena P. Tam, Amira A. Nafiseh, Mary Ann Etling, Adelaide E. Barnes, Amy R. L. Rule, Heather L. Crouse, Heather Haq, Lee E. Morris, Brittany L. Murray, Lisa A. Umphrey, and Elizabeth M. Keating            


Comparative Analysis of Pediatric COVID-19 Infection in Southeast Asia, South Asia, Japan, and China

Judith Ju Ming Wong, Qalab Abbas, Soo Lin Chuah, Ririe Fachrina Malisie, Kah Min Pon, Tomohiro Katsuta, Hongxing Dang, Pei Chuen Lee, Muralidharan Jayashree, Rehena Sultana, Quratulain Maha, Chin Seng Gan, Naoki Shimizu, Feng Xu, Swee Fong Tang, Luming Shi, Jan Hau Lee, Koh Cheng Thoon, Chee Fu Yung, and the PACCOVRA Investigators of the PACC-MAN Research Group


COVID-19 Transmission among Healthcare Workers at a Quarantine Facility in Thailand: Genomic and Outbreak Investigations

Kamolthip Atsawawaranunt, Theerarat Kochakarn, Amornmas Kongklieng, Pakkaporn Panwijitkul, Rujira Tragoolpua, Kanyarat Jaradilokkul, Prayuth Kaewmalang, Duangkamon Loesbanluechai, Namfon Kotanan, Khajohn Joonlasak, Elizabeth M. Batty, Anek Mungaomklang, Vichan Pawun, Wasun Chantratita, and Thanat Chookajorn      


Characteristics and Outcomes of Adults Hospitalized with Dengue Viral Infection and Acute Kidney Injury in Southern Thailand

Smonrapat Surasombatpattana, Pornpen Sangthawan, Thanaporn Hortiwakul, Boonsri Charoenmak, and Sarunyou Chusri  


Infant Dengue a 10-Year Experience from a Tertiary Center in South India

Nabaneeta Dash, Reshmi Aby, Madhan Kumar, Asha Mary Abraham, and Winsley Rose   


Historical Analysis of the Risk of Hepatitis E and Its Complications in Pregnant Women in Nepal, 1996–1998

Robert McNair Scott, Brittany L. Kmush, Kundu Norkye, Meera Hada, Mrigendra Prasad Shrestha, David W. Vaughn, Khin Saw Aye Myint, Timothy P. Endy, Sanjaya K. Shrestha, and Bruce L. Innis      


Case Report: COVID-19-associated Rhinosinusitis Mucormycosis Caused by Rhizopus arrhizus: A Rare but Potentially Fatal Infection Occurring After Treatment with Corticosteroids

Payam Tabarsi, Neda Khalili, Mihan Pourabdollah, Somayeh Sharifynia, Ali Safavi Naeini, Jahangir Ghorbani, Abdolreza Mohamadnia, Zahra Abtahian, and Elham Askari


Case Report: A Great Mimicker of Neoplasm: Pulmonary Cryptococcosis in an Immunocompetent Host After High-Altitude Descent

Keely Johnson, Umaima Dhamrah, Aisha Amin, and Joseph Masci              


Case Report: Progressive Dysphonia and Dysphagia due to Laryngeal Leishmaniasis

Laura Renard, Adrien Lemaignen, Guillaume Desoubeaux, and David Bakhos        


Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets Incorporating Piperonyl Butoxide Reduce the Risk of Malaria in Children in Western Kenya: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Noboru Minakawa, James O. Kongere, George O. Sonye, Peter A. Lutiali, Beatrice Awuor, Hitoshi Kawada, Rie Isozumi, and Kyoko Futami           


Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy Coverage Estimates from Population-based Surveys: Reliability of Women’s Recall Among Women with ANC Cards

Natasha Hansen, Susan Youll, Lia Florey, and Cameron Taylor      


Quantification of the Proportion of Unfavorable Clinical Outcomes among Imported Malaria Patients According to the Degree of Semi-Immunity on Population Level: An Ecological Study

Tamara Nordmann, Saskia Dede Davi, Michael Ramharter, and Johannes Mischlinger       


Assessment of the Prevalence of Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infections and Associated Risk Factors among School- Aged Children in a Flood Affected Area of Northeast India

Sangeeta Deka,Dipankar Barua, Yogesh Bahurupi, and Deepjyoti Kalita   


Case Report: Diagnostic Pitfalls in an Atypical Case of Primary Neuritic Leprosy

Winnie Ooi and Shrein Saini        


The Role of the Gastrointestinal Tract in Toxigenic Clostridium tetani Infection: A Case-Control Study

Nguyen Van Hao, Nguyen Ngoc My Huyen, Nguyen Thi Han Ny, Vo Thi Nhu Trang, Nguyen Van Minh Hoang, Duong Bich Thuy, Nguyen Thanh Nguyen, Pham Thi Lieu, Ha Thi Hai Duong, Tran Thi Diem Thuy, Phung Tran Huy Nhat, Dong Thi Hoai Tam, Ma- ciej F. Boni, Lam Minh Yen, Le Van Tan, Tran Tan Thanh, James Campbell, and C. Louise Thwaites                


Transmission Dynamics of Antimicrobial Resistance at a National Referral Hospital in Uganda

Gerald Mboowa, Ivan Sserwadda, Douglas Bulafu, Duku Chap- lain, Izale Wewedru, Jeremiah Seni, Benson Kidenya, Stephen Mshana, Moses Joloba, and Dickson Aruhomukama      


Are Dawn Collections of Anopheles stephensi a Better Method to Estimate the Resting Vector Density? A Study from Chennai, India

Payam Tabarsi, Neda Khalili, Mihan Pourabdollah, Somayeh Sharifynia, Ali Safavi Naeini, Jahangir Ghorbani, Abdolreza Mohamadnia, Zahra Abtahian, and Elham Askari


An Epidemic of Scurvy, Identified Based on Lower Extremity Swelling, in a Southern Ethiopian Prison

Wondwossen Amogne, Meskerem Nimani, Ishmael Shemsedin, Wadu Marshalo, Daddi Jima, Adamu Addissie, and John Fogarty     


Stratifying Sepsis in Uganda Using Rapid Pathogen Diagnostics and Clinical Data: A Prospective Cohort Study

Matthew J. Cummings, Barnabas Bakamutumaho, Nicholas Owor, John Kayiwa, Joyce Namulondo, Timothy Byaruhanga, Moses Muwanga, Christopher Nsereko, Matthew R. Baldwin, Julius J. Lutwama, and Max R. O’Donnell               


Case Report: Treatment of a Severe Puff Adder Snakebite Without Antivenom Administration

Masahiro Wakasugi, Toshiomi Kawagishi, Tomoya Hatano, Tadaki Shibuya, Hiroyuki Kuwano, and Kotaro Matsui 


Awareness of the Standard of Care for Snakebite Management Among Physicians in Kerala: A Cross-sectional Study

Roshni Pillay, Balram Rathish, V. V. Pillay, and Faiz Mukthar         


Stratifying Sepsis in Uganda Using Rapid Pathogen Effect of a Community-led Total Sanitation Intervention on the Incidence and Prevalence of Diarrhea in Children in Rural Ethiopia: A Cluster-randomized Controlled Trial

Seungman Cha, Sunghoon Jung, Dawit Belew Bizuneh, Tadesse Abera, Young-Ah Doh, Jieun Seong, and Wolf-Peter Schmidt