Volume 18, No. 6, 2021

Current And Future Perspectives On The Covid-19 Drugs, Vaccine And Medicine: A Scientometric Assessment Of Publications

Y. Arputha Sahaya Rani , A. Shanmuganathi , Dr. M. Surulinathi , Dr. A. Rosaline Mary


Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that was declared as a pandemic has been the main subject of research all over the world. Especially studies on COVID-19 vaccines, Medicine and Drugs has become a hope for everyone. In this study, we aimed to analyses entire literature through Web of Science© Core Collection Database and reveal the current status of COVID-19 vaccine/Medicine/Drugs literature. A total of 3169 publications with 40126 citations times were involved into the study. The most active Institutions Are All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi with 177 publications (TC=2244), followed by University of Delhi with 79(TC=1185), IIT with 74(TC=880), ICAR Indian Vet Res Institute with 64(TC=5539) and Postgrad Institute Med Education & Res with 60 (1105 Citations). Majority of the publications were original articles. Biochemistry Molecular Biology, Pharmacology Pharmacy, Immunology, Biophysics, Medicine Research Experimental, Chemistry Multidisciplinary, Infectious Diseases. Majority of the publications were written in English. most productive journals were JOURNAL OF BIOMOLECULAR STRUCTURE & DYNAMICS (252), HUMAN VACCINES & IMMUNOTHERAPEUTICS (55), COMPUTERS IN BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE (45), FRONTIERS IN PHARMACOLOGY (40) and JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR STRUCTURE (36). The United States of America was the most productive country followed by China and India. Research in vaccines is a growing field and is an essential component in the fight against COVID-19. Detailed analyses on vaccine publications may help researchers determine the future perspective.

Pages: 7532-7547

Keywords: Covid-19 Vaccine, Covid-19 Drugs, Covid-19 Medicine, Scientometrics.

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