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Table 3 The top 10 journals that published articles on novel coronavirus (COVID-19) research

From: Mapping the situation of research on coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19): a preliminary bibliometric analysis during the early stage of the outbreak

Ranking Journal Number of documents IF a
1st British Medical Journal 522 (2.74) 30.223
2nd Journal of Medical Virology 311 (1.63) 2.021
3rd Lancet 215 (1.13) 60.392
4th Journal of the American Medical Association 137 (0.72) 45.540
5th Journal of Infection 135 (0.71) 4.842
6th International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 131 (0.69) 2.849
7th Medical Hypotheses 129 (0.68) 1.375
8th Lancet Infectious Diseases 126 (0.66) 24.446
9th International Journal of Infectious Diseases 125 (0.66) 3.202
10th Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 122 (0.64) 2.938
  1. a Impact factors (IF) based on Clarivate Analytics ‘Journal Citation Reports (JCR) 2019 which was published in 2020