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Date of this Version

Winter 10-31-2020


Purpose: The present study reflects the trend and growth of publications on COVID-19 viral disease spreading around the world. With the emergence of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China in December 2019, scholars started publishing their researches in form of different kind of publications.

Methodology: The data has been extracted from the Scopus database using key TERMS Covid-19 and corona virus 2019.

Findings: During six month period around ten thousand publications are contributed by scientists around the globe. The literature produced in different fields but highest output is made in the field of Medicine. BMJ and Journal of Medical Virology journals produced highest amount of research on COVID. Highest numbers of publications have been contributed by China based two institutions viz. Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Tongji Medical College, China. Mahase, E. of UK contributed maximum papers followed by Wiwanitkit, V. of China.



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