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A Framework for Modeling Emerging Diseases to Inform Management

Overview of attention for article published in Emerging Infectious Diseases, January 2017
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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 (95th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (92nd percentile)

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4 news outlets
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26 tweeters
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4 Facebook pages

Citations

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Title
A Framework for Modeling Emerging Diseases to Inform Management
Published in
Emerging Infectious Diseases, January 2017
DOI 10.3201/eid2301.161452
Pubmed ID
Authors

Robin E. Russell, Rachel A. Katz, Katherine L.D. Richgels, Daniel P. Walsh, Evan H.C. Grant

Abstract

The rapid emergence and reemergence of zoonotic diseases requires the ability to rapidly evaluate and implement optimal management decisions. Actions to control or mitigate the effects of emerging pathogens are commonly delayed because of uncertainty in the estimates and the predicted outcomes of the control tactics. The development of models that describe the best-known information regarding the disease system at the early stages of disease emergence is an essential step for optimal decision-making. Models can predict the potential effects of the pathogen, provide guidance for assessing the likelihood of success of different proposed management actions, quantify the uncertainty surrounding the choice of the optimal decision, and highlight critical areas for immediate research. We demonstrate how to develop models that can be used as a part of a decision-making framework to determine the likelihood of success of different management actions given current knowledge.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 2%
Unknown 89 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 21 23%
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 20%
Student > Master 12 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 10 11%
Student > Postgraduate 8 9%
Other 11 12%
Unknown 11 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 33 36%
Environmental Science 12 13%
Medicine and Dentistry 9 10%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 6 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 2%
Other 15 16%
Unknown 14 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 50. 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 21 January 2018.
All research outputs
#618,230
of 20,523,918 outputs
Outputs from Emerging Infectious Diseases
#754
of 8,543 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#17,376
of 415,402 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Emerging Infectious Diseases
#11
of 134 outputs
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