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Getting back to basics during a public health emergency: a framework to prepare and respond to infectious disease public health emergencies.
This paper describes a simple framework developed by the World Health Organization, used to convey the concept of comprehensive and integrated public health response structures and to identify coreExpand
Pancreatitis with pancreatic tail swelling associated with incretin-based therapies detected radiologically in two cases of diabetic patients with end-stage renal disease.
We herein report two cases of pancreatitis associated with incretin-based therapies in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients undergoing dialysis. A 75-year-old woman with a history of liraglutideExpand
Progress towards rabies control and elimination in Vietnam.
Rabies is a fatal viral disease that causes an estimated 59,000 human deaths each year. The majority of these deaths occur in developing countries in Asia. Canine rabies is endemic to Vietnam, whichExpand
Rabies post-exposure prophylaxis initiation and adherence among patients in Vietnam, 2014-2016.
BACKGROUND Adhering to post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP): wound treatment, vaccine, and rabies immunoglobulin (RIG) is a crucial step in preventing rabies mortality. When PEP is widely available, aExpand
From H5N1 to HxNy: An epidemiologic overview of human infections with avian influenza in the Western Pacific Region, 2003–2017
  • Sarah Hamid, Y. Arima, +7 authors A. Li
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Western Pacific surveillance and response journal…
  • 6 July 2018
WPSAR Vol 9, No 3, 2018 | doi: 10.5365/wpsar.2018.9.2.001 a WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific. b National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan. c WHO Country Office China. d WHO CountryExpand
[A Case Diagnosed Toxocariasis After the Intiation of Treatment with Steroids for Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangitis (EGPA)].
Toxocariasis causes a variety of symptoms. We experienced a case of toxocariasis which was initially treated with steroids for Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangitis (EGPA). A 53-year-oldExpand
Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae bacteremia following a cat bite
Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae is a major causative organism of swine erysipelas, but the infection has rarely occurred in humans. A soft-tissue infection with this organism is described asExpand
Clinical characteristics of patients with COVID-19 in Japan: a single-center case series
Abstract We report a case series of 6 patients with confirmed COVID-19 in Wakayama prefecture, Japan. All 6 of the patients tested positive in pharyngeal swab PCR tests, and 2 of the 6 were stillExpand
Cephalic tetanus as a differential diagnosis of facial nerve palsy
Cephalic tetanus is defined as a combination of trismus and paralysis of one or more cranial nerves. Since it is a rare cause of facial nerve palsy, it is often overlooked as a differentialExpand
Prevalence of hepatitis B and C virus infections in hemodialysis patients in Vietnam: A systematic review and meta‐analysis
Chronic hemodialysis patients are at high risk of contracting hepatitis B (HBV) and C (HCV) virus infections. In Vietnam, the seroprevalence of HBV and HCV infections is approximately 10 and 4%,Expand