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Risk of Zika virus transmission in the Euro-Mediterranean area and the added value of building preparedness to arboviral threats from a One Health perspective

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, December 2016
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Title
Risk of Zika virus transmission in the Euro-Mediterranean area and the added value of building preparedness to arboviral threats from a One Health perspective
Published in
BMC Public Health, December 2016
DOI 10.1186/s12889-016-3831-1
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Authors

Camille Escadafal, Lobna Gaayeb, Flavia Riccardo, Elisa Pérez-Ramírez, Marie Picard, Maria Grazia Dente, Jovita Fernández-Pinero, Jean-Claude Manuguerra, Miguel-Ángel Jiménez-Clavero, Silvia Declich, Kathleen Victoir, Vincent Robert

Abstract

In the alarming context of risk of Zika virus (ZIKV) transmission in the Euro-Mediterranean area, there is a need to examine whether capacities to detect, diagnose and notify ZIKV infections in the region are in place and whether ongoing capacity-building initiatives are filling existing gaps.The MediLabSecure network, created in 2014, comprises 55 laboratories of virology and medical entomology and 19 public health institutions in 19 countries in the Balkans, North-Africa, the Middle-East and the Black Sea regions. It aims to set up awareness, risk assessment, monitoring and control of emerging and re-emerging vector-borne viruses. We here examine the actions and strategies that MediLabSecure has been implementing and how they will contribute to the prevention and control of the ZIKV threat in the Euro-Mediterranean area.Capacity-building for arbovirus diagnostics is a major objective of the project and follows a methodological rather than disease-driven approach. This enables the implementation of laboratory trainings on techniques that are common to several arboviruses, including ZIKV, and putting into action appropriate diagnostic tools in the target region.Moreover, by its One Health approach and the interaction of its four sub-networks in human virology, animal virology, medical entomology and public health, MediLabSecure is fostering intersectoral collaboration, expertise and sharing of information. The resulting exchanges (methodological, communication and operational) across disciplines and across countries, dedicated research on intersectoral collaboration and increasing diagnostic capacities are providing new paths and tools to public health professionals to face emerging viral threats such as a ZIKV epidemic in the Euro-Mediterranean region.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 2%
France 1 2%
Unknown 55 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 19 33%
Student > Master 7 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 11%
Student > Bachelor 4 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 7%
Other 10 18%
Unknown 7 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 12 21%
Medicine and Dentistry 8 14%
Social Sciences 6 11%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 3 5%
Immunology and Microbiology 3 5%
Other 16 28%
Unknown 9 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. 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 17 August 2017.
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#2,916,834
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Outputs from BMC Public Health
#3,415
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#92,071
of 385,673 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#282
of 839 outputs
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