Tag: China

Molecular Epidemiology and the Control and Prevention of Cystic Echinococcosis in China: What is Known from Current Research

Announcing a new article publication for Zoonoses journal.    As a zoonotic parasitic disease, echinococcosis is a severe global public health issue caused by the larvae of Echinococcus spp. Not only does echinococcosis threaten human health, but echinococcosis also causes enormous economic losses. China ranks first in the range of echinococcosis endemic areas, the number of infected patients, […]

A Marked Decline in Taenia solium Taeniasis and Cysticercosis Infections in China: Possible Reasons from the Ecological Determinants Perspective

Announcing a new article publication for Zoonoses journal.  Taenia solium taeniasis/cysticercosis is an important global food-borne infectious disease transmitted between humans and pigs. According to both national surveys and field investigations, the prevalence of the disease in China has significantly decreased in recent decades. The primary disease control measures are health education and promotion, meat inspection, […]

Susceptibilities of Yersinia pestis to Twelve Antimicrobial Agents in China

Announcing a new article publication for Zoonoses journal. Streptomycin is the preferred choice for therapy of plague in China and other countries. However, Yersinia pestis exhibiting plasmid-mediated antimicrobial agent–resistant traits had been reported in Madagascar. The authors of this study evaluate the susceptibility of traditional or newer antimicrobial agents used for treatment and/or prophylaxis of plague. Following […]

Malaria-free Certification in China: Achievements and Lessons Learned from the National Malaria Elimination Programme

Announcing a new article publication for Zoonoses journal. In this article the authors Jun Feng, Li Zhang, Zhi-Gui Xia, Shui-Sen Zhou and Ning Xiao from National Center for International Research on Tropical Diseases, Shanghai, China and Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China discuss the strategies which have led to malaria-free certification for […]