International Journal of Infectious Diseases

The International Journal of Infectious Diseases (IJID) is published monthly by the International Society for Infectious Diseases. This Journal is now only available online. IJID welcomes manuscripts in the following categories: epidemiology, clinical diagnosis, treatment and control of infectious diseases with particular emphasis placed on those diseases that are most common in less-developed countries.

Publisher
Elsevier
Website
http://www.ijidonline.com/
Impact factor
2.357 (2012)

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can COVID-19 spread through fecal matter?

Early studies show evidence of COVID-19 genetic material in fecal matter, but more work is needed to determine if the virus can be spread through stool, according to a new review paper from a Rice University epidemiologist.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Risk of Ross River virus global epidemic

Australia's Ross River virus (RRV) could be the next mosquito-borne global epidemic according to a new research study led by the University of Adelaide and The Australian National University.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Yellow fever epidemic threatens to spread from Angola to China

The spread of yellow fever (YF) is a global health threat. In response to current outbreaks in Angola, other African countries, and China, which represents the first ever documented cases of YF in Asia, the World Health Organization ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Guidelines for treatment of Ebola patients are urgently needed

As the Ebola Virus Diseases (EVD) epidemic continues to rage in West Africa, infectious diseases experts call attention to the striking lack of treatment guidelines. With over 16,000 total cases and more than 500 new infections ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Blackflies may be responsible for spreading nodding syndrome

Despite decades of research, scientists have yet to pinpoint the exact cause of nodding syndrome (NS), a disabling disease affecting African children. A new report suggests that blackflies infected with the parasite Onchocerca ...

HIV & AIDS

Marital status reduces risk of death from HIV/AIDS for men

(Medical Xpress)—At the height of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s men who were married were significantly less likely to die of HIV/AIDS than their divorced or otherwise single counterparts, according to a University of ...