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Emerging and Re-emerging Viral Infections

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Attention for Chapter 132: The Potential of Social Media and Internet-Based Data in Preventing and Fighting Infectious Diseases: From Internet to Twitter
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Chapter title
The Potential of Social Media and Internet-Based Data in Preventing and Fighting Infectious Diseases: From Internet to Twitter
Chapter number 132
Book title
Emerging and Re-emerging Viral Infections
Published in
Advances in experimental medicine and biology, December 2016
DOI 10.1007/5584_2016_132
Pubmed ID
Book ISBNs
978-3-31-952484-9, 978-3-31-952485-6
Authors

Al-Surimi, Khaled, Khalifa, Mohammed, Bahkali, Salwa, El-Metwally, Ashraf, Househ, Mowafa, Khaled Al-Surimi, Mohammed Khalifa, Salwa Bahkali, Ashraf EL-Metwally, Mowafa Househ

Abstract

Health threats due to infectious diseases used to be a major public health concerns around the globe till mid of twentieth century when effective public health interventions helped in eradicating a number of infectious diseases around the world. Over the past 15 years, there has been a rise in the number of emerging and reemerging infectious diseases being reported such as the Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2002, HINI in 2009, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in 2012, Ebola in 2014, and Zika in 2016. These emerging viral infectious diseases have led to serious public health concerns leading to death and causing fear and anxiety among the public. More importantly, at the moment, the prevention and control of viral infectious diseases is difficult due to a lack of effective vaccines. Thus having real-time reporting tools are paramount to alert relevant public health surveillance systems and authorities about taking the right and necessary actions to control and minimize the potential harmful effects of viral infectious diseases. Social media and Internet-based data can play a major role in real-time reporting to empower active public health surveillance systems for controlling and fighting infectious diseases.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 55 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 12 22%
Student > Master 8 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 8 15%
Student > Bachelor 8 15%
Student > Postgraduate 4 7%
Other 8 15%
Unknown 7 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 19 35%
Psychology 6 11%
Social Sciences 4 7%
Computer Science 3 5%
Arts and Humanities 3 5%
Other 11 20%
Unknown 9 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. 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 25 November 2018.
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#3,743,277
of 14,770,172 outputs
Outputs from Advances in experimental medicine and biology
#499
of 3,368 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#105,217
of 377,578 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Advances in experimental medicine and biology
#93
of 637 outputs
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So far Altmetric has tracked 3,368 research outputs from this source. They receive a mean Attention Score of 3.7. This one has done well, scoring higher than 85% of its peers.
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