Journal History

2012 Inaugural issue released, published as a quarterly journal.
2014 Pathogens released on the PubMed website.
2015 Pathogens is indexed by ESCI.
2016 Pathogens is indexed by Scopus.
2017 Set up a new section “Plant Pathogens” and the Twitter account for Pathogens is created.
2018 Pathogens accepted for inclusion in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) in Web of Science.
Five new sections are set up: Human Pathogens; Animal Pathogens; Waterborne/Foodborne/Airborne Pathogens; Immunological Responses and Immune Defense Mechanisms; Vaccines and Therapeutic Developments.
2019 Pathogens receives its the first Impact Factor of 3.405.
Pathogens launches the first best paper awards. LinkedIn account for Pathogens is created.
2020 Pathogens is published on a monthly basis.


2012- Founding Editor-in-Chief Prof. Lawrence S. Young
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