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Roots, Not Parachutes: Research Collaborations Combat Outbreaks

Overview of attention for article published in Cell, June 2016
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (93rd percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (58th percentile)

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Title
Roots, Not Parachutes: Research Collaborations Combat Outbreaks
Published in
Cell, June 2016
DOI 10.1016/j.cell.2016.06.029
Pubmed ID
Authors

Nathan L. Yozwiak, Christian T. Happi, Donald S. Grant, John S. Schieffelin, Robert F. Garry, Pardis C. Sabeti, Kristian G. Andersen, Yozwiak, Nathan L, Happi, Christian T, Grant, Donald S, Schieffelin, John S, Garry, Robert F, Sabeti, Pardis C, Andersen, Kristian G

Abstract

Recent infectious disease epidemics illustrate how health systems failures anywhere can create disease vulnerabilities everywhere. We must therefore prioritize investments in health care infrastructure in outbreak-prone regions of the world. We describe how "rooted" research collaborations can establish capacity for pathogen surveillance and facilitate rapid outbreak responses.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 20 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 4 20%
Researcher 4 20%
Student > Postgraduate 3 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 10%
Librarian 2 10%
Other 5 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 15%
Immunology and Microbiology 3 15%
Social Sciences 3 15%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 10%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 1 5%
Other 8 40%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 30. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 13 November 2017.
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#333,332
of 8,764,027 outputs
Outputs from Cell
#1,570
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Outputs of similar age
#16,594
of 265,594 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cell
#79
of 190 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 8,764,027 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 96th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 9,387 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 26.8. This one has done well, scoring higher than 83% of its peers.
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