JMA Journal

The official peer-reviewed and open-access scientific journal of the Japan Medical Association and the Japanese Association of Medical Sciences

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Introduction: In Japan, the clinical information on post-COVID-19 syndrome, including nursing care requirements, is limited. The present study investigated the incidence of acute and post-COVID-19 symptoms, including nursing care requirements, when different SARS-CoV2 strains were prevalent and ... show more
Yasuha Kinugasa, Mara Anais Llamas-Covarrubias, Katsuhiko Ozaki, Yoshiaki Fujimura, Takeki Ohashi, Kou Fukuda, Shinichi Higashiue, Yusuke Nakamura, and Yumiko Imai

Introduction: Many countries have reported persistent and concomitant symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This study aimed to identify persistent COVID-19 and concomitant symptoms in discharged patients and ... show more
Taketsune Kobuchi, Hidenori Onishi, Osamu Yamamura, Ippei Sakamaki, Hiromichi Iwasaki, and Hiroyuki Hayashi,

Introduction: In Japan, approximately 97 million individuals have received their primary two doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine at the end of 2022. In this study, we aim to examine the effectiveness of the primary vaccines and compare its efficacy to booster vaccine shots in terms of ... show more
Naomi Matsumoto, Toshiharu Mitsuhashi, Rumi Matsuo, Tomoka Kadowaki, Soshi Takao, and Takashi Yorifuji


October 16, 2023
JMA Journal Volume 6, Issue 4 is available.

Aims and Scope

The JMA Journal is the official peer-reviewed and open-access scientific journal of the Japan Medical Association and the Japanese Association of Medical Sciences. The journal publishes review articles, original research articles, clinical trials, guidelines, opinions, short communications, images, case reports, letters to the editor. The JMA Journal aims to develop into an international journal both in its perspective and the country of origin of the authors it publishes. The journal’s remit, through the publication of high-quality research, is to contribute to the global improvement of medical standards. The JMA Journal accepts articles related to medical science and medical care including clinical and basic medical science as well as public health. The journal also welcomes non-clinical studies such as health policy and opinion. All unsolicited articles receive a full and extensive peer review by recognized subject experts. The journal is published four times each year (January, April, July and October). The journal requires that all manuscripts be prepared in accordance with the“Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly work in Medical Journals”as published by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). There is no charge to submit to or publish in the journal.

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