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Summer 6-18-2021

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The main aim of this paper is to analyze the global Covid-19 and Nursing literature to discover underlying trends and developments at the global, national, institutional, and individual level using Scientometric indicators. The publications and citations data for the study were sourced from the Web of Science database published during 2020–2021. The most productive and leading countries are: USA with 621 (43.4%) share far by China with 136(9.5%), UK with 108 (7.5%) share and Australia with 101(7.1%) share and other countries are published less than 5% of publications. India possessed 14th rank with 15 (1.0%) publications share. International collaboration has been a major driver of growth in Covid-19 and Nursing research. The paper lists most productive organizations, authors, and journals. The paper examines 1432 publications on Covid-19 and Nursing during the years 2020−2021 as listed in the Web of Science database. The top Hot and highly-cited papers in this area are also analysed.