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Iron deficiency anemia among children aged 2–5 years in southern Ethiopia: a community-based cross-sectional study
"This work is very useful. This work further strengthens the very recently published WHO guidelines on the use of ferritin concentrations, especially as it has contributed to assessing the iron status of children."
Charles Okpala, Handling Editor
Characteristics of the pediatric patients diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 infection in a Romanian children’s hospital: a retrospective study
"With the understandable focus on symptomatic elderly patients, it is important to document the effects on other populations. This study highlights the epidemiological and clinical data regarding the consequences SARS-CoV-2 infection in children. This is important data for better understanding the extreme differences in individual and collective responses to respiratory coronavirus infections."
Heather Etchevers, Handling Editor
Predictors of work-related musculoskeletal symptoms in shoulders among nursing assistants working in nursing homes
"This paper represents and advancement in occupational health"
Francesco Chirico, Handling Editor
Surveillance of tuberculosis and treatment outcomes following screening and therapy interventions among marriage-migrants and labor-migrants from high TB endemic countries in Taiwan
"This paper offers new strategies to identify transmission and imported TB."
Maria Cristina Albertini, Handling Editor
Prevalence of and risk factors associated with latent tuberculosis infection in a Latin American region
"There is limited understanding of latent tb infection and prevalence. This article helps understand the risk factors that may be responsible for the latent tuberculosis infection and prevalence in resource limited countries. Studies such as this helps design better treatment and TB Transmission control programs."
Padmapriya Banada, Handling Editor


Development of the breastfeeding support scale to measure breastfeeding support from lay and professional persons, and its predictive validity in Japan @thePeerJ

Relationship between impulsivity and suicide among the rural elderly in China: a case-control psychological autopsy study @thePeerJ

Nurses’ knowledge, attitude, and competence regarding palliative and end-of-life care: a path analysis @thePeerJ

Our article on mental health, social relationships, and use of computer-mediated communication during 2020 COVID-19 lockdown in Australia has been published today in @PeerJLife #InfectiousDiseases #PsychiatryandPsychology #PublicHealth @cruickshank_t

Novel sampling methods for monitoring Anopheles arabiensis from #Eritrea published in @PeerJLife #Ecology #Entomology #Zoology #mosquitoes

Development of a preoperative index-based nomogram for the prediction of hypokalemia in patients with pituitary #adenoma: a retrospective cohort study Read the full @PeerJLife article #Epidemiology #Neurology #PublicHealth