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Abstract

Around the world, researchers are working together to understand COVID-19. Knowing who’s talking about related research and what’s being said is critical to this effort. Altmetric put together resources to help the navigate altmetric data and evaluate the quality of discussions around corona virus literature. The objective of this study is to determine the top three research articles related with Covid-19 and published in 2020. Based on altmetric attention score “The proximal origin of SARS-CoV-2” is the first rank article out of three and it’s published in Nature journal. It has highly mentioned in News Stories, blog posts and facebook posts. Also with 5,251 readers on mendeley and 1,354 citations on dimensions database. Altmetric calculated the attention score is 34,775. Maximum number of twitters for “The proximal origin of SARS-CoV-2” In country wise Spain twitters is dominating with other countries in geographical breakdown. The second rank article is “Effectiveness of Adding a Mask Recommendation to Other Public Health Measures to Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Danish Mask Wearers” has been mentioned highly compared to other articles with 97,846 tweets, 58 reddit posts,149 readers on mendeley and 13 citations on dimensions database. Altmetric calculated the attention score is 32,931. Third rank research article is “Dying in a Leadership Vacuum” and it has 468 News Stories, 48,742 tweets, 57 facebook posts, 34 reddit posts, 4 Wikipedia mentions, 189 readers on mendeley and 17 citations on dimensions database. Altmetric calculated the attention score is 26,745. Twitter demographical breakdown shows maximum members of the public category in all three articles. 100% geographical breakdown for the mendeley readers is not able to track by altmetric.

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