Original Article Epidemiology
The Role of Humidity in India’s Covid-19 Seasonality and Effectiveness of Policy Controls During the Second and Third Waves of 2021 and Early 2022

Virendra Mane; Priya Prabhu; Poorva Bhalerao

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 December 2022

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.4.2023.699932

Abstract
  BackgroundThe first wave of COVID-19 in India declined suddenly in September 2020 and seemed to be almost over by end of January 2021. This decline was neither predicted nor explained by any models / papers then. In their previous study, the authors had hypothesized that the cases declined due to increased ...  Read More

Review Clinical Epidemiology
Disease, illness, sickness and related terms: A note for non-epidemiologists.

Abdel-Hady El-Gilany

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 December 2022

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.4.2023.699933

Abstract
  Background: The words disease, illness and sickness are overlapping and not wholly synonymous. Illness, disease, and sickness characterize different aspects of morbidity and must be dealt with as different phenomena. Changes in one aspect may not relate to changes in another. Despite the widespread use ...  Read More

Original Article Epidemiology
Bacteria isolated from blood cultures and their antibiotic sensitivity in Shiraz, Southwest Iran

Farshad Kakian; Arman Jobeiri; Zahra Hashemizadeh; Babak Shirazi Yeganeh; Mohammad Motamedifar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 December 2022

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.4.2023.700773

Abstract
  Introduction: Bloodstream infections (BSI) cause significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Increasing Antimicrobial drug resistance among bacterial pathogens is an important issue of concern regarding appropriate therapeutic options. The aim of this study was to provide local information of resistance ...  Read More

Original Article Epidemiology
Malaria Outbreak Investigation in Nensebo District, West Arsi Zone, Southeast Ethiopia: A case-control study

Adisu Naga Mamo; Desta Hiko Gamada; Gamachu Chemeda Feyisa; Kadir Mude Wabe

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 December 2022

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.4.2023.700774

Abstract
  Background: Africa accounts for 94% of malaria-related morbidity and mortality. Ethiopia is one of ten African nations that share this burden, with 60% of the population living in malaria-risk areas. Nationally, the west Arsi zone's Nensebo district is stratified as having very low transmission. However, ...  Read More

Letter to Editor Epidemiology
What is stataphobia?

Abdel-Hady El-Gilany

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 January 2023

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.4.2023.701095

Abstract
  This letter is concerned with the term stataphobia, which is an interesting and common among researchers of different disciplines but not well-known type of phobia. Definition, causes, effect on research productivity and how to combat stataphobia are briefly discussed. This letter is concerned with the ...  Read More

Original Article HIV/AIDS
Cluster Analysis of HIV/AIDs Incidence in Sub-Saharan Africa (1990 – 2018)

Samuel Olorunfemi Adams; Haruna Umar Yahaya; Tanimu Mohammed

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 January 2023

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.4.2023.701311

Abstract
  Background: The HIV/AIDS epidemic has made a nasty dent on sub-Saharan Africa’s development and has contributed to discrimination against those who live on the fringes of society or people at risk of contracting virus because of their behaviours, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or social ...  Read More