THE RAPID ESCALATION OF PUBLICATIONS ON COVID-19: A SNAPSHOT OF TRENDS IN THE EARLY MONTHS TO OVERCOME THE PANDEMIC AND TO IMPROVE LIFE QUALITY
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With it's rapid contagion, the new coronavirus is spreading more and more around the world. Studies point out that the difficulty in solving this pandemic lies in the lack of identification of those infected for their symptoms, which sometimes do not exist. The objectives of this work are to carry out a bibliometric study, identifying the main countries, authors, journals, institutions and keywords that make up this field of knowledge; analyze the research opportunities in the main articles to identify the main study trends about Covid-19; and check if there is a correlation between the number of publications and the number of infected by Covid-19. Among the main groups identified in the studies, the following stand out: regulation of the wildlife market, detection, prevention, impacts on patients, proposal of vaccines, treatment and Covid-19 cure. One of the main contributions of this study was the transmission of relevant knowledge about Covid-19 with the intention to improve quality of life.