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Spring 5-21-2021


The paper examines 2539 Indian publications on Covid-19 Therapy and Treatment, as covered in Scopus database during 2019-May 2021. The top 10 most productive countries individually contributed global share of 33136, with USA accounting for the highest publication share with 8538, followed by China with 4558, Italy with 3707, United Kingdom with 3184, India with 2539, Spain with 1625, Germany with 1563, France with 1539, Canada with 1353 and Iran with 1212 Publications. India is ranked at 5th position in global Covid-19 Therapy and Treatment research output. USA topped the list with 309 share in India’s international collaborative papers, followed by U.K. 161, Saudi Arabia 108, Australia 83, Italy 79 and China70, etc. The most productive Institutions are: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi with 173 Publications, followed by Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh with 141, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed to be University with 71, Manipal Academy of Higher Education with 59. It is noted that 118 Institutions with more than 10 Publications, 5 Institutions with more than 50 Publications. The most preferred journals are: Journal Of Biomolecular Structure And Dynamics scored with 67 Publications, followed by Diabetes And Metabolic Syndrome Clinical Research And Reviews with 56, International Journal Of Current Research And Review with 42. The most leading authors are: Dhama, K. from Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly, India with 38 Publications followed by Tiwari, R. from College of Veterinary Science India, Tirupati, India with 23, Malik, Y.S. from Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly, India with 16, Javaid M from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India and Medhi, B. from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India and Vaishya, R. Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, India with 15 respectively. Major portion of these publications appeared in foreign journals of repute, as reflected by their impact factors and Citescores. The study also indicates that Indian scientists have huge international collaboration in this field. Indian literature output peaked at about the same time as that of the world output.