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Table 7 Top 10 productive countries for each pathogen/infectious disease

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

SARS Frequency % N = 3379 Crimean-Congo Frequency % N = 766 Marburg Frequency % N = 354
China 811 24.0 Turkey 288 37.6 USA 154 43.5
USA 786 23.3 Iran 91 11.9 Germany 65 18.4
Hong Kong 499 14.8 USA 91 11.9 Canada 29 8.2
Taiwan 276 8.2 UK 45 5.9 Japan 23 6.5
Canada 240 7.1 Germany 41 5.4 France 20 5.6
Singapore 211 6.2 Greece 41 5.4 UK 18 5.1
Germany 167 4.9 France 36 4.7 Belgium 13 3.7
UK 131 3.9 Sweden 35 4.6 Switzerland 13 3.7
Japan 127 3.8 Russian Fed. 27 3.5 South Africa 12 3.4
Netherlands 79 2.3 Bulgaria 24 3.1 Congo 11 3.1
Ebola Frequency % N = 2355 Rift valley fever Frequency % N = 678 MERS Frequency % N = 613
USA 1147 48.7 USA 263 38.8 USA 201 32.8
Canada 192 8.2 France 124 18.3 Saudi Arabia 96 15.7
France 192 8.2 South Africa 75 11.1 China 82 13.4
Germany 186 7.9 Kenya 68 10.0 UK 55 9.0
UK 160 6.8 Senegal 46 6.8 Germany 54 8.8
China 122 5.2 UK 41 6.0 Hong Kong 45 7.3
Japan 113 4.8 Saudi Arabia 31 4.6 Netherlands 44 7.2
Switzerland 66 2.8 Egypt 28 4.1 South Korea 37 6.0
Nigeria 58 2.5 Germany 28 4.1 France 27 4.4
India 56 2.4 Netherlands 27 4.0 Japan 23 3.8
Nipah Frequency % N = 382 Lassa Frequency % N = 285  
USA 186 48.7 USA 123 43.2
Malaysia 88 23.0 Germany 74 26.0
Australia 66 17.3 France 34 11.9
Bangladesh 29 7.6 Nigeria 32 11.2
France 25 6.5 Sierra Leone 19 6.7
Canada 23 6.0 Guinea 17 6.0
Japan 19 5.0 Canada 15 5.3
Germany 17 4.5 UK 12 4.2
Singapore 16 4.2 Netherlands 10 3.5
UK 15 3.9 Belgium 9 3.2
    Japan 9 3.2
  1. SARS Severe acute respiratory syndrome, MERS Middle East respiratory