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Epidemiology and transmission dynamics of COVID-19 in two Indian states

Overview of attention for article published in Science, 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 (#23 of 69,479)
  • 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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201 news outlets
blogs
22 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
5506 tweeters
facebook
7 Facebook pages
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2 Redditors

Citations

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131 Mendeley
Title
Epidemiology and transmission dynamics of COVID-19 in two Indian states
Published in
Science, September 2020
DOI 10.1126/science.abd7672
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Authors

Ramanan Laxminarayan, Brian Wahl, Shankar Reddy Dudala, K. Gopal, Chandra Mohan B, S. Neelima, K. S. Jawahar Reddy, J. Radhakrishnan, Joseph A. Lewnard

Abstract

Although most cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have occurred in low-resource countries, little is known about the epidemiology of the disease in such contexts. Data from the Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh provide a detailed view into severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) transmission pathways and mortality in a high-incidence setting. Reported cases and deaths have been concentrated in younger cohorts than would be expected from observations in higher-income countries, even after accounting for demographic differences across settings. Among 575,071 individuals exposed to 84,965 confirmed cases, infection probabilities ranged from 4.7 to 10.7% for low-risk and high-risk contact types, respectively. Same-age contacts were associated with the greatest infection risk. Case fatality ratios spanned 0.05% at ages of 5 to 17 years to 16.6% at ages of 85 years or more. Primary data from low-resource countries are urgently needed to guide control measures.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 131 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 30 23%
Student > Bachelor 15 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 11%
Other 10 8%
Student > Master 9 7%
Other 22 17%
Unknown 31 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 33 25%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 12 9%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 6 5%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 4%
Engineering 5 4%
Other 29 22%
Unknown 41 31%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5547. 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 26 January 2021.
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#270
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Outputs from Science
#23
of 69,479 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#40
of 316,479 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Science
#3
of 971 outputs
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