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Facial Masking for Covid-19 — Potential for “Variolation” as We Await a Vaccine

Overview of attention for article published in New England Journal of Medicine, September 2020
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#13 of 27,386)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

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news
163 news outlets
blogs
10 blogs
twitter
14918 tweeters
facebook
31 Facebook pages
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page
reddit
13 Redditors
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Title
Facial Masking for Covid-19 — Potential for “Variolation” as We Await a Vaccine
Published in
New England Journal of Medicine, September 2020
DOI 10.1056/nejmp2026913
Pubmed ID
Authors

Monica Gandhi, George W. Rutherford

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Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 9317. 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 28 September 2020.
All research outputs
#73
of 15,930,981 outputs
Outputs from New England Journal of Medicine
#13
of 27,386 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#14
of 224,445 outputs
Outputs of similar age from New England Journal of Medicine
#2
of 225 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,930,981 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 27,386 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 83.0. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 224,445 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 225 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 99% of its contemporaries.