Journal of

Infectious Diseases and EpidemiologyISSN: 2474-3658

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510229

Community Awareness of the Importance of Immunity Enhancement against COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia

Ali S Alqahtani, Samah SA Salem, Mansour S Almetwazi, Omer I Fantoukh, Doaa AA Ali, Yousef TM Alharbi, Waleed A Alobaid, Raha S Orfali and Wael M Abdel-Mageed

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 27, 2021

Coronavirus-19 disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease whose outbreak has reached global pandemic status. UpToDate, there is no effective cure for COVID-19, and only a healthy immune system is an important weapon against viral infection. The study used a cross-sectional online survey conducted in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for random sample from all the governorates. The final study sample was made up of 1387 Saudi citizens and residents. The data were analyzed using SPSS software. The find...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510228

Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of COVID-19 Prevention among Adults 18 Years and Above in Kintampo North Municipality, Ghana

Mukasa Kabiri, MPH, Augustine Baffoe, MPH, Samuel Adusi Poku, MPH, Emmanuel Kwaku Ofori, MSc, Kwabena Opoku Adusei, MD and Paapa Puplampu, MD

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: September 24, 2021

Novel coronavirus disease is a very infectious respiratory infection transmitted from person-to-person and manifest commonly with fever, dry cough, difficulty breathing, fatigue, myalgia and dyspnea. The World Health Organization (WHO) used the term 2019 novel coronavirus to refer to a coronavirus that affected the lower respiratory tract of patients with pneumonia in Wuhan, China on 29 December 2019. Persons with comorbidities and the aged are most vulnerable to severe disease and accounted for...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510227

Duration of Viable SARS-Cov-2 Shedding from Respiratory Tract: A Systemic Review of Available Literature

Mohammed Qutub, Nezar Bahabri, Fahtima Mehdawi, Yasser Aldabbagh, Mohanna Alhomsy, Abdulaziz Alnahdi, Majed Fakeeh, Abdullah Maghrabi and Meshari Alwagdani

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: September 17, 2021

The duration of viable viral shedding is important to define in regards for viral transmission in SARS-CoV-2 infection. In this systemic review the aim was to determine viable viral shedding in SARS-CoV-2 infection. In this systemic review we searched databases including Medline and google scholar for research articles published between March 2020 and August 2020. We included case reports, case series, cross sectional, cohort, and randomized control trials that reported duration of shedding of v...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510226

Alveolar Hemorrhage and (ANCA) C Vasculitis as a Presentation of COVID-19

Mohamed Habeb and Iscandrani A

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 06, 2021

45-year-old Saudi lady with no history of chronic medical problems, non-smoker, no history of any drug intake, married with 3 off springs, presented to our ED with massive hemoptysis with severe shortness of breath. On arrival: Patient was conscious, oriented & pale, Hypoxic on Oxygen via face mask 15 L/min, No clubbing, No L.L. edema, No palpable L.Ns. Chest: B/L inspiratory fine crepitation. CXR: B/L mid & lower zone consolidations sparing the apices & the angles. Lab investigations done revea...

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