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Mar 01, 2023Open    Access

Increasing Trend of Mixed Infections of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax among Imported Malaria Cases in Kuwait, a Non-Endemic Country

Ali Sher, Saif A. Latif
Background: Malaria in humans is caused by five Plasmodium species, i.e. Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium malariae, Plasmodium ovale and Plasmodium knowlesi, which are transmitted by female Anopheles mosquitoes. Although a lot of progress has been made in the fight against malaria, an estimated half of the world’s population (-3.95 billion people) in 87 countries and territories is still at risk of malaria. Malaria was eradicate...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Dec 22, 2022Open    Access

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Lebanon

Mariam Mando, Aseel Al Khansa, Yousef Zaitoun, Mariam Chokor, Bilal Elchehimi, Riham Dweik, Batoul Jaafar, Rayan Al Haj, Rim Nahme, Ismaeil Bazzi, Hayssam Chebli
COVID-19 vaccine has become the topic of concern for the world population, and hesitation to vaccinate is among the top 10 global health by the World Health Organization (WHO). Questions about vaccine hesitancy are investigated in a sample (n = 2642) of Lebanese people through an online survey distributed in January 2022. The survey was made up of closed-ended questions that aim to study the relations between sociodemographic factors, general knowledge and attitudes about the COVID-19 vaccine, a...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Nov 25, 2022Open    Access

Guillain-Barré Syndrome Following AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

Ali Mikdad Hassan, Syeda Marium, Paras Yousuf, Asad Akram Farooqi, Uzair Yaqoob
It’s been more than two years since the first case of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) was reported in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, and still Coronavirus-19 (COVID-19) is an ongoing burden in many parts of the world. Currently, few vaccines are approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) and are being administered to people to boost their immunity. Since the outbreak of this disease, the number of patients getting vaccinated is increasing with every passing day...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Oct 26, 2022Open    Access

Peripheral Facial Paralysis Post-Vaccination with COVID-19: About Two Cases Observed at the University Hospital of Conakry

Mohamed Lamine Condé, Souleymane Djigué Barry, Mohamed Lamine Touré, Mohamed Tafsir Diallo, Mouloukou Souleymane Doumbouya, Malé Doré, Idrissa Aissatou Camara, Laila Touré, Karinka Diawara, Namory Camara, Idrissa Doumbouya, Gnouma Sidibé, Mohamed Asmaouh Bangoura, Fodé Abass Cissé
Peripheral facial palsy (PFP) is a frequent symptom, dominated by idiopathic forms. Those of toxic origin are rare and poorly documented in the literature. We report the case of two patients with an abrupt onset and rapid resolution of PFP following COVID-19 vaccination. Case 1: Male patient, 45 years old, without any particular history benefited from a corticosteroid therapy (Predsone 1 mg/Kg/D for 10 days) and the evolution was favorable with a total recovery of the facial motricity at D21. Ca...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Sep 16, 2022Open    Access

First Case of Nosocomial Nasal Myiasis Caused by Chrysomya bezziana in Kuwait

Ali Sher, Saif A. Latif
Myiasis is a parasitic infection of live human and animal tissues caused by the invasion of fly larvae or maggots. Nosocomial myiasis usually occurs in bedridden patients while admitted to the hospital. We report nasal myiasis in a 62-year-old Kuwaiti female hospitalized in an intensive care unit in Ibn Sina Hospital in Kuwait city with cerebellar tumor with hematoma, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, bronchial asthma and end-stage renal disease. On the 10th day of admission, she started passing ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Sep 16, 2022Open    Access

Analysis of Advertising Pieces of the Ministry of Health about Congenital Syphilis in the Light of Freire

Monica Motta Lino, Ana Eliza Rodrigues Machado, Olga Regina Zigelli Garcia, Ariane Thaise Frello Roque, Luiza Sheyla Evenni Porfírio Will Castro
Objective: Analyze advertisements about Congenital Syphilis produced by the Ministry of Health in the light of Freire. Method: Documentary research, whose search took place on the website of the Ministry of Health, Department of Chronic Conditions and Sexually Transmitted Infections, between February and March 2021. Thematic analysis of the selected pieces was carried out in the light of Freire. Results: Six campaigns were selected in their entirety with a focus on the topic of Congenital Syphil...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Sep 14, 2022Open    Access

Intestinal Tuberculosis Revealed by Generalized Acute Peritonitis

Choukri El Mehdi, Fatima Zahra Bensardi, Khalid El Hattabi, Mounir Bouali, Abdelilah El Bakouri, Abdelaziz Fadil, Sara Nacer, Mohamed Tahiri, Fatima Zahra El Rhaoussi, Fouad Haddad, Wafaa Hliwa, Ahmed Bellabah, Wafaa Badre
Tuberculosis (TB) remains a worldwide problem. Intestinal TB (ITB) is a serious public health problem in developing countries and has been associated with significant morbidity and mortality. TB is challenging due to the lack of specific clinical and laboratory features. At present, a combination of clinical, endoscopic, radiological, and pathological features continues to be the key to diagnosing ITB. The surgical forms, in particular perforation, are mainly due to the delayed diagnostic. We re...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Jul 28, 2022Open    Access

Acute Mesenteric Thrombosis in COVID-19: A Case Report

Sakit Fouad, Krimou Hicham, Errabi Nizar, Cisse Mohammed, El Kaoukabi Abdessamad, Belhamidi Said, Zinbi Ali, Zainoun Brahim, Menfaa Mohammed, Hasbi Samir, Choho Abdelkarim
Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) is associated with a high incidence of thromboembolic events. Patients with severe form have a higher risk as well as those with embolic factors (high age, obesity, diabetes, etc.). Acute mesenteric thrombosis is among the complications to be feared during this pandemic even in patients who do not have embologenic factors. The objective of this study is to discuss and understand the mechanism of occurrence of acute mesenteric thrombosis during COVID-19 infection. The ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Apr 15, 2022Open    Access

COVID-19 Vaccine: Review of the Mechanism of Action of Different Types of Vaccine

Li-Ann Wong, Christina Gertrude Yap, Nowrozy Kamar Jahan, Naganathan Pillai
Since the discovery of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) virus in December 2019, it has spread rapidly affecting numerous people globally and World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a pandemic in March 2020. As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise daily, there are increasing concerns and controversies regarding the best methods to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Since there are no proven drugs that are completely effective for prevention or treatment of SARS-CoV-...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Feb 18, 2022Open    Access

Perspectives of COVID-19 Survivors on the Treatment Experience in Nigeria

Oluremilekun Comfort Kusimo, Samuel Ogiri, Haruna Ismaila Adamu, Ufuoma Aduh
Aim: To explore the perspectives of COVID-19 patients and survivors on the treatment experience and its impact on their lives, socially, psychologically and physically. Background: Nigeria was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 with huge impact on an already fragile health system. The impact of the pandemic left many institutions disrupted with pervasive consequences on health, economy and society in general. At the individual level, many affected by the disease were left with lasting negative...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022


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