1. Modeling the Dynamics and Forecasting the fourth Peak of COVID-19 in Iran Using PSO Algorithm

Ebrahim Sahafizadeh; Mohammad Ali Khajeian

Volume 8, Issue 4 , November 2021, , Pages 140-145


  Background and aims: Iran had passed the third peak of COVID-19 pandemic, and was probably witnessing the fourth peak at the time of this study. This study aimed to model the spread of COVID-19 in Iran in order to predict the short-term future trend of COVID-19 from April 23, 2021 to May 7, 2021.Methods: ...  Read More

2. Anxiety Status of Instagram Users during Coronavirus Disease in Iran in 2020: A Cross-sectional Study

Hamed Delam; Ahmadreza Eidi; Omid Soufi; Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2021, , Pages 105-108


  Background and aims: Today, with the increasing prevalence of COVID-19 in the world, the general population with excessive worry due to media reports has a higher level of psychological distress. Therefore, the present study aimed to determine the state of anxiety among Instagram users in 2020. Methods: ...  Read More

3. Radiological Findings From 101 Patients With Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Hamadan, West of Iran: Typical and Atypical Features

Farideh Gharekhanloo; Seyyed Hamid Hashemi; Fariba Keramat; Farzaneh Esna-Ashari; Mojgan Mamani; Mohammad Mahdi Majzoubi; Saeed Bashirian; Mahsa Gharekhanloo; Salman Khazaei

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2021, , Pages 122-128


  Background and aims: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread widely throughout the world and become a pandemic disease. In this study, we decided to investigate the chest computed tomography (CT) findings in COVID-19 patients in Hamadan, west of Iran. Methods: This cross-sectional study was ...  Read More

Social Epidemiology
4. Using Ineffective Coping Strategies for Facing With COVID-19

Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan; Hamed Delam

Volume 7, Issue 2 , May 2020, , Pages 52-52


  Methods that people use to overcome problems are called coping strategies. The concept of coping was first introduced by Lazarus in 1966. He believed that stress involves three stages. First, there is the initial assessment, which is to observe a risk. The second stage involves the evaluation, which ...  Read More

5. Genetics and epidemiology of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

Fereshteh Ahmadinejad; Mohammad-Amin Honardoost; Masoud Amiri; Mohammad-Saeid Jami

Volume 2, Issue 4 , November 2015, , Pages 204-208

  Background and aims: Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) is a viral respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus. After the primary onset of MERS in Saudi Arabia, in September 2015 cases began to increase. The number of laboratory-affirmed cases by MERS-CoV in the Middle East has been being increased ...  Read More