Review Articles
1. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.86851.1102

Abstract
  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

Review Articles
2. Risk factors for cervical cancer: An epidemiological review

Hamed Delam; Safoura Izanloo; Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan; Ahmadreza Eidi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 105-109

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.86539.1092

Abstract
  Background: Cervical cancer is one of the most common female genital cancers. It accounts for about half of the one million new cases and one-quarter of all cancer deaths in women. The present study was designed to comprehensively identify the risk factors of cervical cancer using the results of similar ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Application of geographical information system (GIS) in analysis and detection of microbial contamination in water supply network

Masoud Yousefi; Fatemeh Mesbahi; Iraj Abbasi; Mahboobeh Kousha; Kourosh Rahmani

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 110-114

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.86434.1091

Abstract
  Background: Nowadays, in the world’s optimal management of science and technology, the use of geographical information system (GIS) is a necessity. In this study, GIS was used to analyze and detect microbial contamination in the water supply system of Masiri city. Methods:A cross-sectional study ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Epidemiology of suicide attempts and deaths: A population-based study in the South of Iran (2012–2017)

Hamed Delam; Kosar Zarebi; Esmaeil Kavi; Nasrin Shokrpour; Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 115-120

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.86633.1095

Abstract
  Background: Suicide is a multi-factorial phenomenon whose patterns can vary even from one place to another in one country; the purpose of this study was to determine the causes of suicide attempt in a 6-year period in Larestan County in the period between 2012 and 2017. Methods: The present study was ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Optimization of the biodecolorization activity of the Ayapers dye removal by Halmonas sp. isolated from Urmia Lake

Mohammad Ansarizadeh; Tayebeh Tahamtan; Mostafa Leili; Masoud Yousefi; Ehsan Gharehchahi; Mohsen Kalantari

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 121-127

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.86801.1098

Abstract
  Background: Among chemical dyes, Azo dyes, as environmental synthetic pollutants, are most commonly used in a bunch of different colors in different industries, especially in textile industry to a large extent. Methods: Due to some limitation and difficulties to remove these pollutants from the environment, ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Multi-Level Analysis of Inter-Provincial Differences in Fertility in Iran: The Case of Six Provinces with High and Low Fertility Rates

Serajeddin Mahmoudiani

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 128-133

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.86833.1100

Abstract
  Background: Identifying the effect of the social environment in which couples live and the demographic decisions are made, along with individual characteristics, are important in explaining human fertility. In the present study, an attempt was made to explain women’s fertility in the six provinces ...  Read More

Letter to Editor
7. Probability of Drug Abuse Recurrence during Quarantine Period of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic

Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan; Maasumeh Elahi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 134-135

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.86937.1103

Abstract
  Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), a cluster of acute respiratory illness with unknown causes, occurred in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China since December 2019(1). COVID-19, a contagious disease, has spread all around the globe. It has affected almost every country on the planet (2). COVID-19 was declared ...  Read More

Letter to Editor
8. Internet addiction is likely to increase in home quarantine caused by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID 19)

Ahmadreza Eidi; Hamed Delam

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 136-137

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.87015.1104

Abstract
  In December 2019, in Wuhan, China, a group of acute respiratory illnesses was diagnosed with unknown etiology, which today is known as Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID 19) [1]. Coronavirus is a single-stranded RNA virus that affects both humans and animals. The disease spread rapidly throughout China ...  Read More