1. The Global Challenges of Controlling Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Review Study

Ali Mohammad Mokhtari; Rebecca Susan Dewey; Alireza Mirahmadizadeh

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 142-148


  Background: The COVID-19 pandemic is a challenging health problem around the world. At time of this study, the pandemic is still underway, so prevention and control are of great importance. This review provides a comprehensive examination and analysis of the literature related to the challenges of controlling ...  Read More

2. Knowledge, Perception, and Sources of Information on COVID-19 among Nigerian Youths in the First Month of the Pandemic

Abiodun Ebenezer Kolapo; Olayinka Stephen Ilesanmi; Temitope Olajumoke Omoju; Olugbenga Adeola Odukanmi; Dayo Olufemi Akanbi; James Olatunde Okediran; Muhammad Shakir Balogun

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 89-96


  Background: This study aimed to assess the knowledge, perception, and sources of COVID-19 information among Nigerian youths. Methods:  We conducted a descriptive cross-sectional study among 817 National Youth Service Corps members. Participants’ overall general knowledge about COVID-19 was ...  Read More

3. A Report of an Iranian COVID-19 Case in a Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Patient: A Case Report and Insights

Sina Vakili; Sarvenaz Roshanisefat; Leila Ghahramani; Sheida Jamalnia

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 135-139


  Background: The latest outbreak of coronavirus (2019-nCoV), emerging in Wuhan, China, has spread exponentially in 2019. Management of gallbladder stones during COVID-19 pandemic may be challenging. We report an Iranian COVID-19 Case in a Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Patient. Case presentation: In the ...  Read More

4. The Role of Social Media in Coronaphobia

Hamed Delam; Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 140-141


  Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a severe respiratory illness with an unknown cause that was diagnosed in December 2019 in Wuhan, China (1-3). Iran is one of the countries involved with this disease. The global outbreak of the disease raises concerns about increased anxiety due to the risk of contracting ...  Read More

5. Comparison of PCR Test Accuracy with Laboratory Data and CT SCAN in COVID19: A Systematic Review

Mohebat Vali; Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Zahra Maleki; Fatemeh Goudarzi; Arefe Abedinzade; Haleh Ghaem

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 2-12


  Backgrounds:  Given the novelty of COVID-19, reviewing diagnostic methods can be of great help to community health policymakers. Considering the importance of diagnosing COVID-19 and the need for reducing the number of false positive and false negative cases that appear to be different in various ...  Read More

6. Factors Influencing Anxiety of Healthcare Workers during the Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): A Cross-Sectional Study

Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan; Hamed Delam; Maasumeh Elahi; Sahar Akbarpoor; Zohreh Faramarzian

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 26-31


  Background: The mental health of healthcare workers has been a concern during the outbreak of 2019 novel Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19). Therefore, the present study was designed to evaluate the anxiety of the healthcare workers during Covid-19 epidemic and to discover the factors affecting it. Methods:The ...  Read More

7. The Impact of Quarantine, Isolation, and Social Distancing on COVID-19 Prevention: A Systematic Review

Mohebat Vali; Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Zahra Maleki; Fatemeh Goudarzi; Arefe Abedinzade; Haleh Ghaem

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 138-150


  Background: The new Corona virus disease (COVID-19) appeared in Wuhan, China in December 2019. Methods, such as quarantine, isolation, and social distancing, if implemented properly, can help prevent the transmission of the disease. This study aimed to examine the effects of quarantine, isolation, and ...  Read More

8. Increased death anxiety in the elderly during Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic

Hamed Delam; Safoura Izanloo

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 185-186


  In December 2019, the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in China led to its spread around the world and became one of the major international concerns (1). The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that COVID-19 has become a global health concern and causes severe respiratory infections ...  Read More

9. Economic Crisis during the COVID-19 Pandemic is Likely to Increase Suicide Risk

Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan; Hamed Delam

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 187-188


  Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), also known as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is a cluster of acute respiratory illnesses for unknown reasons that first occurred in December 2019 in Wuhan, China (1). With continuation of the coronavirus transmission, various health ...  Read More

10. Epidemiological and clinical aspects of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak based on global data: A review article

Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan; Ahmadreza Eidi; Zahra Keshtkaran; Nasrin Shokrpour; Parisa Zand; Hamed Delam

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 100-104


  Background: In December 2019, a series of pneumonia cases of unknown cause appeared in Wuhan, China, which was very similar to viral pneumonia. In late January 2020, the World Health Organization named this disease  the sixth public health emergency of international concern due to an increase in ...  Read More

11. Cyberchondria and COVID-19 Pandemic

Esmaeil Kavi; Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 98-98


  The new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), which belongs to a group of families of viruses, was found in Wuhan, China, on December 29, 2019 and became a highly contagious disease. This unknown disease was introduced with symptoms of fever, cough, myalgia, fatigue, diarrhea, vomiting, hemoptysis, shortness of ...  Read More

12. Clinical Characteristics of Covid-19 among Old Adult Patients with Chronic Diseases: A Systematic Review Study

Ogholgol Ghajari; Farzaneh Kasraie; Abdolrahim Asadollahi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 2-9


  Background: COVID-19[1] is a new infectious disease that has been declared by WHO[2]  as a public health emergency worldwide due to its rapid spread to China and then to other parts of the world. The present study was designed to evaluate the clinical manifestations of this disease in the elderly. ...  Read More