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May 2020| Vol 13| Issue 5

Perspective

COVID-19 epidemic control approach in Italy

1. Diffusion of pathogens and globalization The diffusion of health risks in a globalized world is characterized by an exponential increase of transmission opportunities requiring mo...


Perspective

COVID-19 in Brazil: Epidemiological update and perspectives

Coronaviruses are RNA viruses (Family: Coronaviridae) constituents of a significant number of viruses that provoke diseases in animals and human beings. There are four genera of these microorganisms...


Perspective

Public health preparedness towards COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria

The 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), formerly called novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), was discovered in December 2019. This outbreak was declared a public health emergency of international c...


Review Article

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: A review and an update on cases in Africa

The world has experienced several epidemics posing serious threat to global public health, including the 2002 severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) epidemic that caused 800 deaths out of about 8 ...


Review Article

Current trends in the epidemiology and management of enteric fever in Africa: A literature review

Enteric fever remains a tropical disease of public health significance in Africa, due to its high endemicity and transmission rates, more in sub-Saharan Africa with 7.2 million cases of typhoid feve...


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Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, a publication of Editorial office of Hainan Medical University, is a peer-reviewed print + online Monthly journal.

Features of Manuscript Management System

  • Online submission
  • Wider visibility through open access
  • Higher impact
  • Prompt review

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, ProQuest, TdNet, Wanfang Data

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica, SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded, Web of Science

Impact Factor as reported in the 2018 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2019): 1.772