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  1. Neonatal hypoglycemia is the most common endocrine abnormality in children, which is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. The burden and risk factors of neonatal hypoglycemia in rural communities...

    Authors: David Mukunya, Beatrice Odongkara, Thereza Piloya, Victoria Nankabirwa, Vincentina Achora, Charles Batte, James Ditai, Thorkild Tylleskar, Grace Ndeezi, Sarah Kiguli and James K. Tumwine

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:89

    Content type: Research

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  2. Lymphatic filariasis (LF) is a major public health problem in the Pacific Region, including in Fiji. Through transmission by the mosquito vector Aedes, Fiji has suffered the burden of remaining endemic with LF de...

    Authors: Rosie K. Manolas, Mike Kama, Merelesita Rainima-Qaniuci, Vinaisi D. Bechu, Samuela Tuibeqa, Mareta V. Winston, Nomeeta Ram, Flora Naqio, Kazuyo Ichimori, Corinne Capuano, Masayo Ozaki, Sung Hye Kim, Padmasiri Aratchige, Aalisha Sahukhan and Patricia M. Graves

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:88

    Content type: Research

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  3. Monitoring both invasion of Zika virus disease into free countries and circulation in endemic countries is essential to avoid a global pandemic. However, the difficulty lies in detecting Zika virus due to the ...

    Authors: Hiroka Aonuma, Itoe Iizuka-Shiota, Tokio Hoshina, Shigeru Tajima, Fumihiro Kato, Seiji Hori, Masayuki Saijo and Hirotaka Kanuka

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:87

    Content type: Research

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  4. Brucellosis is the most significant and common bacterial zoonosis and is recognized as a re-emerging and neglected disease. Tackling zoonosis is very important for the health and the economy. One Health is an ...

    Authors: Mahboubeh Khaton Ghanbari, Hasan Abolghasem Gorji, Masoud Behzadifar, Nadia Sanee, Nafiul Mehedi and Nicola Luigi Bragazzi

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:86

    Content type: Review

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  5. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is one of the most important global health problems. More than one and half million of children are living with HIV in the world, and majority of them are found in sub-Sahara...

    Authors: Amare Belachew, Tilahun Tewabe and Gizat Abinet Malede

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:85

    Content type: Review

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  6. Infections due to extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-E) are increasing worldwide. Evidence indicates that fecal carriage of ESBL-E in pregnancy predisposes women to potential life...

    Authors: Ambele M. Mwandigha, Doreen Kamori, Upendo O. Kibwana, Salim Masoud, Joel Manyahi and Mtebe Majigo

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:84

    Content type: Research

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  7. Enterobius vermicularis infection is an important public health problem worldwide, especially among schoolchildren in tropical and subtropical countries. The prevalence of E. vermicularis infections varies in eac...

    Authors: Pokkamol Laoraksawong, Pimyada Pansuwan, Supakrit Krongchon, Pongphan Pongpanitanont and Penchom Janwan

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:83

    Content type: Research

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  8. Esophageal candidiasis (OC) is a common AIDS-defining opportunistic infection. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) reduces the occurrence of OC and other opportunistic infections among persons living with HIV (PLHIV)...

    Authors: Ronald Olum, Joseph Baruch Baluku, Ronald Okidi, Irene Andia-Biraro and Felix Bongomin

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:82

    Content type: Review

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

    Authors: Bhim Gopal Dhoubhadel, Ganendra Bhakta Raya, Dhruba Shrestha, Raj Kumar Shrestha, Yogendra Dhungel, Motoi Suzuki, Michio Yasunami, Chris Smith, Koya Ariyoshi and Christopher M. Parry

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:81

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:53

  10. Even though there are advancements in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment approach, HIV continues to be a global challenge. Pediatrics HIV is one of the challenges in the reduction of child mortality particularl...

    Authors: Chalachew Adugna Wubneh and Getaneh Mulualem Belay

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:80

    Content type: Research

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  11. 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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  12. Despite the rapid expansion of antiretroviral therapy services, ‘loss to follow-up’ is a significant public health concern globally. Loss to follow-up of individuals from ART has a countless negative impact on...

    Authors: Molla Yigzaw Birhanu, Cheru Tesema Leshargie, Animut Alebel, Fasil Wagnew, Melkamu Siferih, Tsige Gebre and Getiye Dejenu Kibret

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:78

    Content type: Research

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  13. Different primary studies in Ethiopia showed the burden of nosocomial infection across geographical setting and variant period. However, the national level of burden and types of healthcare-associated infectio...

    Authors: Abebaw Yeshambel Alemu, Aklilu Endalamaw and Wubet Alebachew Bayih

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:77

    Content type: Review

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  14. Despite improvements in access to antiretroviral therapy (ART), mortality in people living with human immunodeficiency virus (PLHIV) is still high and primarily attributed to tuberculosis (TB) infection. In Su...

    Authors: M. Majigo, G. Somi, A. Joachim, J. Manyahi, J. Nondi, V. Sambu, A. Rwebembera, N. Makyao, A. Ramadhani, W. Maokola, J. Todd and M. I. Matee

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:76

    Content type: Research

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  15. Microsporidiosis is an emerging zoonotic disease that is considered a global public health concern. Dogs are suggested as one of potential reservoirs for transmitting the microsporidia infection to humans. How...

    Authors: Ali Taghipour, Saeed Bahadory and Sasan Khazaei

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:75

    Content type: Review

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  16. 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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  17. Intestinal parasitosis, caused by both helminths and protozoans, are among the most prevalent infections, especially in developing countries. Enteric parasites continue to be a major cause of parasitic disease...

    Authors: Ranjit Gupta, Binod Rayamajhee, Samendra P. Sherchan, Ganesh Rai, Reena Kiran Mukhiya, Binod Khanal and Shiba Kumar Rai

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:73

    Content type: Research

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  18. 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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  19. Malaria in pregnancy (‘MiP’) poses risks to mother, foetus and newborn. Studies from Africa and Asia have reported high prevalence of ‘MiP’ and recommended further research to address ‘MiP’. India has a signif...

    Authors: Samir Garg, Mukesh Dewangan and Omprakash Barman

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:71

    Content type: Research

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  20. 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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  21. Many studies on the treatment of tuberculosis (TB) using herbal medicines have been undertaken in recent decades in East Africa. The details, however, are highly fragmented. The purpose of this study was to pr...

    Authors: Samuel Baker Obakiro, Ambrose Kiprop, Isaac Kowino, Elizabeth Kigondu, Mark Peter Odero, Timothy Omara and Lydia Bunalema

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:68

    Content type: Review

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  22. 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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  23. Diarrheal diseases remain a leading cause of preventable death among children under-five in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). In Ethiopia, diarrhea is the major contributor to deaths for children under...

    Authors: Ephrem Tefera Solomon, Sirak Robele Gari, Helmut Kloos and Bezatu Mengistie

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:66

    Content type: Research

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  24. The emergence of multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing uropathogens has complicated the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTI). Paediatric UTI is a common illness...

    Authors: Ganendra Bhakta Raya, Bhim Gopal Dhoubhadel, Dhruba Shrestha, Sunayana Raya, Ujjwal Laghu, Ashok Shah, Bijendra Bhakta Raya, Rita Kafle, Christopher M. Parry and Koya Ariyoshi

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:65

    Content type: Research

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  25. Childhood diarrheal illness is the second leading cause of child mortality in sub-Saharan Africa, including Ethiopia. Epidemiology of diarrhea has long-term implications with respect to medical, social, and ec...

    Authors: Asmamaw Atnafu, Malede Mequanent Sisay, Getu Debalkie Demissie and Zemenu Tadesse Tessema

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:64

    Content type: Research

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  26. 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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  27. Tsetse flies are the cyclical vectors of both human and animal diseases. Kenya’s commitment to eradicate tsetse and trypanosomiasis dates to the 1980s through various control approaches which were spearheaded ...

    Authors: Ferdinard Adungo, Tom Mokaya, Olipher Makwaga and Matilu Mwau

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:62

    Content type: Research

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  28. Malaria has a negative impact on the activities of companies in endemic countries especially in Cameroon. In this regard, an increasingly growing number of companies have started to include management of malar...

    Authors: Christian Mbohou Nchetnkou, Hervé Nyabeyeu Nyabeyeu, Loick P. Kojom Foko and Leopold G. Lehman

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:61

    Content type: Research

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  29. Rattus norvegicus are reservoirs for transmission of various zoonotic parasites, and they have become a threat to public health worldwide. Given the large number and the significant presence of R. norvegicus thro...

    Authors: Taher Azimi, Mohammad Reza Pourmand, Fatemeh Fallah, Abdollah Karimi, Roxana Mansour-Ghanaie, Seyedeh Mahsan Hoseini-Alfatemi, Mehdi Shirdoust and Leila Azimi

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:60

    Content type: Research

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  30. Dengue is a common mosquito-borne infection in tropical countries. Dengue incidence in Sri Lanka is generally showing a rising trend. Both chronic immune thrombocytopenia purpura (ITP) children and chronic ITP...

    Authors: V. Thadchanamoorthy and Kavinda Dayasiri

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:59

    Content type: Case Report

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  31. India is endemic for enteric fever, and it is not known whether the variations in clinical manifestations between patients are due to host, environmental or pathogen factors.

    Authors: Carl D. Britto, Sitarah Mathias, Ashish Bosco, Zoe A. Dyson, Gordon Dougan, Savitha Raveendran, V. L. Abin, Sanju Jose, Savitha Nagaraj, Kathryn E. Holt and Andrew J. Pollard

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:58

    Content type: Short Report

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  32. The cesarean section rate in Vietnam has been increasing especially in urban area. However, limited evidence identified regarding socio-demographic factors of the cesarean section birth. The objective of this ...

    Authors: Mizuki Takegata, Carine Ronsmans, Hien Anh T. Nguyen, Noriko Kitamura, Chihiro Iwasaki, Michiko Toizumi, Hiroyuki Moriuchi, Duc Anh Dang and Lay-Myint Yoshida

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:57

    Content type: Research

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

    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 48:56

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:51

  34. In sub-Saharan Africa, renal abnormalities are a major public health concern, especially in children living in Schistosoma haematobium endemic areas. However, there is a dearth of data on renal abnormalities amon...

    Authors: Neema M. Kayange, Nicholaus Mazuguni, Adolfine Hokororo, Charles Muiruri, Karl Reis, Benson R. Kidenya and Humphrey D. Mazigo

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:55

    Content type: Research

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  35. Refillable water containers are commonly used in rural areas of Lao PDR, and they act as Aedes mosquito breeding sites. Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus mosquitos are transmission vectors for the dengue virus, wh...

    Authors: Pheophet Lamaningao, Seiji Kanda, Takaki Shimono, Somchit Inthavongsack, Thonelakhanh Xaypangna and Toshimasa Nishiyama

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:54

    Content type: Research

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  36. The nutritional status of children may deteriorate after natural disasters such as earthquakes. A 7.8 Richter scale earthquake struck Nepal in 2015 that affected 1.1 million children. Children whose homes were...

    Authors: Bhim Gopal Dhoubhadel, Ganendra Bhakta Raya, Dhruba Shrestha, Raj Kumar Shrestha, Yogendra Dhungel, Motoi Suzuki, Michio Yasunami, Chris Smith, Koya Ariyoshi and Christopher M. Parry

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:53

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:81

  37. A previously healthy Japanese man in his fifties was admitted to our hospital because of a recurrent fever after returning from Kenya and Madagascar. He was ambulant with a body temperature of 36.6 °C. His phy...

    Authors: Takashi Sugimoto, Kensuke Takahashi, Kosuke Matsui, Masahito Asada, Osamu Kaneko and Koya Ariyoshi

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:52

    Content type: Case Report

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  38. 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

  39. Dengue, a mosquito-borne viral infectious disease, causes a high morbidity and mortality in tropical and subtropical areas of the world. In Nepal, the first case of dengue was reported in 2004 followed by freq...

    Authors: Sujan Khadka, Ram Proshad, Alina Thapa, Krishna Prasad Acharya and Tapos Kormoker

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:50

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  40. Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is considered as a neglected disease with significant mortality and morbidity in most of the developing countries. The current study aimed to retrospectively assess the demographic a...

    Authors: Reza Shahriarirad, Amirhossein Erfani, Mehrdad Eskandarisani, Mohammad Rastegarian, Hajar Taghizadeh and Bahador Sarkari

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:49

    Content type: Research

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

    Authors: Andrew Waleluma Darcy, Seiji Kanda, Tenneth Dalipanda, Cynthia Joshua, Takaki Shimono, Pheophet Lamaningao, Nobuyuki Mishima and Toshimasa Nishiyama

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:45

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:33

  42. There are high mortality and morbidity rates due to poisonous snakebites globally with sub-Saharan Africa having some of the highest cases. However, traditional medicine practitioners (TMP) have been treating ...

    Authors: David Fred Okot, Godwin Anywar, Jane Namukobe and Robert Byamukama

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:44

    Content type: Research

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  43. During the era of the Millennium Development Goals, under 5 mortality rates decreased significantly worldwide; however, reductions were not equally distributed. Children in sub-Saharan Africa still account for...

    Authors: Rodrick R. Kisenge, Chris A. Rees, Jacqueline M. Lauer, Enju Liu, Wafaie W. Fawzi, Karim P. Manji and Christopher P. Duggan

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:43

    Content type: Research

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  44. Reports on the antischistosomal effect of several antimalarial drugs such as artesunate, mefloquine, and amodiaquine suggest that febrifugine, which exerts an antimalarial effect, can also be expected to posse...

    Authors: Yoshinori Mitsui, Mitsumasa Miura and Kentaro Kato

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:42

    Content type: Research

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  45. 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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  46. A detailed understanding of trends, as well as what act as enablers and/or barriers to the utilisation of antenatal care (ANC) among Tanzanian women, is essential to policymakers and health practitioners to gu...

    Authors: Abdon Gregory Rwabilimbo, Kedir Y. Ahmed, Andrew Page and Felix Akpojene Ogbo

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2020 48:38

    Content type: Research

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