Special Issue "Respiratory Infections in the Super-Aged Society"

A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601). This special issue belongs to the section "Health Care Sciences & Services".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 August 2021.

Special Issue Editor

Prof. Dr. Masafumi Seki
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Guest Editor
Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Sendai City, Miyagi 981-8558, Japan
Interests: respiratory Infection; infectious immunology

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

By the year 2025, people aged more than 65 ore likely to exceed 20% in a lot of countries, and respiratory infection will be one of the most important diseases for elderly persons. Recently, the COVID-19 pandemic had a global impact, and we should focus on the management of these respiratory infectious diseases, including viral, bacterial, fungal, and mycobacterium infections. In this special issue, the experts in this field will be given the outlines of these mechanisms of severity and updated information.

Prof. Dr. Masafumi Seki
Guest Editor

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  • pathogenesis
  • diagnosis
  • treatment
  • prevention
  • vaccine

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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