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Mitigation of infectious disease at school: targeted class closure vs school closure

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Infectious Diseases, December 2014
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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 (97th percentile)

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1 blog
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53 tweeters
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Title
Mitigation of infectious disease at school: targeted class closure vs school closure
Published in
BMC Infectious Diseases, December 2014
DOI 10.1186/s12879-014-0695-9
Pubmed ID
Authors

Valerio Gemmetto, Alain Barrat, Ciro Cattuto

Abstract

School environments are thought to play an important role in the community spread of infectious diseases such as influenza because of the high mixing rates of school children. The closure of schools has therefore been proposed as an efficient mitigation strategy. Such measures come however with high associated social and economic costs, making alternative, less disruptive interventions highly desirable. The recent availability of high-resolution contact network data from school environments provides an opportunity to design models of micro-interventions and compare the outcomes of alternative mitigation measures.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 3%
Italy 3 3%
Unknown 107 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 29 26%
Researcher 21 19%
Student > Master 14 12%
Student > Bachelor 11 10%
Professor 7 6%
Other 15 13%
Unknown 16 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 14 12%
Computer Science 12 11%
Social Sciences 11 10%
Mathematics 10 9%
Physics and Astronomy 9 8%
Other 37 33%
Unknown 20 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 56. 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 31 October 2020.
All research outputs
#554,268
of 20,448,192 outputs
Outputs from BMC Infectious Diseases
#114
of 7,055 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,634
of 315,562 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Infectious Diseases
#1
of 3 outputs
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