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Hospital Outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus.

Overview of attention for article published in New England Journal of Medicine, June 2013
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news
109 news outlets
blogs
12 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
284 tweeters
facebook
27 Facebook pages
wikipedia
3 Wikipedia pages
googleplus
3 Google+ users
reddit
1 Redditor

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163 Mendeley
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Title
Hospital Outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus.
Published in
New England Journal of Medicine, June 2013
DOI 10.1056/nejmoa1306742
Pubmed ID
Authors

Abdullah Assiri, Allison McGeer, Trish M. Perl, Connie S. Price, Abdullah A. Al Rabeeah, Derek A.T. Cummings, Zaki N. Alabdullatif, Maher Assad, Abdulmohsen Almulhim, Hatem Makhdoom, Hossam Madani, Rafat Alhakeem, Jaffar A. Al-Tawfiq, Matthew Cotten, Simon J. Watson, Paul Kellam, Alimuddin I. Zumla, Ziad A. Memish, Assiri A, McGeer A, Perl TM, Price CS, Al Rabeeah AA, Cummings DA, Alabdullatif ZN, Assad M, Almulhim A, Makhdoom H, Madani H, Alhakeem R, Al-Tawfiq JA, Cotten M, Watson SJ, Kellam P, Zumla AI, Memish ZA, Assiri, Abdullah, McGeer, Allison, Perl, Trish M., Price, Connie S., Al Rabeeah, Abdullah A., Cummings, Derek A.T., Alabdullatif, Zaki N., Assad, Maher, Almulhim, Abdulmohsen, Makhdoom, Hatem, Madani, Hossam, Alhakeem, Rafat, Al-Tawfiq, Jaffar A., Cotten, Matthew, Watson, Simon J., Kellam, Paul, Zumla, Alimuddin I., Memish, Ziad A.

Abstract

In September 2012, the World Health Organization reported the first cases of pneumonia caused by the novel Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). We describe a cluster of health care-acquired MERS-CoV infections.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 2%
Costa Rica 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Sri Lanka 1 <1%
Ecuador 1 <1%
Unknown 154 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 13 8%
Researcher 12 7%
Student > Bachelor 9 6%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 4%
Other 4 2%
Other 6 4%
Unknown 112 69%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 22 13%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 17 10%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 4 2%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 2%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 1 <1%
Other 4 2%
Unknown 112 69%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1205. 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 03 March 2017.
All research outputs
#1,041
of 7,932,348 outputs
Outputs from New England Journal of Medicine
#66
of 19,612 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#11
of 123,569 outputs
Outputs of similar age from New England Journal of Medicine
#2
of 326 outputs
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