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Table 6 Number of publications on each disease

From: Global research trends of World Health Organization’s top eight emerging pathogens

Rank Disease Frequency % h-index
1st SARS 3379 39.2 115
2nd Ebola 2355 27.3 120
3rd Crimean – Congo 766 8.9 54
4th Rift valley fever 678 7.9 61
5th MERS 613 7.1 51
6th Nipah 382 4.4 63
7th Marburg 354 4.1 55
8th Lassa 285 3.3 47
  1. SARS Severe acute respiratory syndrome, MERS Middle East respiratory syndrome, h-index Hirsch index
  2. Due to overlap, total percentage exceeded 100%