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Why deforestation and extinctions make pandemics more likely

Overview of attention for news story in Nature
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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 (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
19 news outlets
blogs
3 blogs
twitter
4049 tweeters
facebook
19 Facebook pages
reddit
7 Redditors

Citations

dimensions_citation
1 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
55 Mendeley
Title
Why deforestation and extinctions make pandemics more likely
Published by
Nature, August 2020
DOI 10.1038/d41586-020-02341-1
Pubmed ID
Authors

Jeff Tollefson

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 9 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 9%
Unspecified 5 9%
Student > Bachelor 4 7%
Other 17 31%
Unknown 8 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 10 18%
Environmental Science 8 15%
Engineering 6 11%
Unspecified 5 9%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 5%
Other 14 25%
Unknown 9 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2711. 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 23 October 2020.
All research outputs
#937
of 16,093,916 outputs
Outputs from Nature
#133
of 76,364 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#143
of 302,847 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Nature
#16
of 754 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 16,093,916 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 76,364 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 87.0. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 754 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 97% of its contemporaries.