Vaccines is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal published monthly online by MDPI. The American Society for Virology (ASV) is affiliated with Vaccines and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
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  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Immunology) / CiteScore - Q2 (Pharmacology (medical))
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 17.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
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Impact Factor: 4.961 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 5.325 (2021)
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Topic in Challenges, IJMS, Microbiology Research, Pathogens, Vaccines, Antibiotics
Advances in Human Pathogen Control – A 21st Century Challenge Topic Editors: Jorge H. Leitão, Nitin Amdare, Joana R Feliciano
Deadline: 28 February 2023
Topic in Biologics, Cells, Diseases, IJMS, Vaccines
Inflammation: The Cause of All Diseases Topic Editors: Vasso Apostolopoulos, Jack Feehan, Vivek P. Chavda
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Topic in Biomolecules, IJMS, Pathogens, Vaccines, Viruses
Epstein-Barr Virus Disease Mechanisms and Therapeutic Strategies Topic Editors: Marshall Vance Williams, Jonathan Kerr
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Topic in Biology, Cancers, Cells, Current Oncology, Immuno, Vaccines
Research Progress of Gynecological Tumor Immunotherapy Topic Editors: Takashi Iwata, Simon Chu, Guanliang Chen
Deadline: 15 May 2023
Special Issue in Vaccines
Pros, Cons and Perspectives of SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 Vaccines and Vaccination Guest Editors: Flavia Ferrantelli, Chiara Chiozzini
Deadline: 1 February 2023
Special Issue in Vaccines
Non-specific Protections in Response to Vaccination and Other Stimulations of the Immune System Guest Editors: Jianzhong Zhu, François Meurens, Fanny Renois
Deadline: 18 February 2023
Special Issue in Vaccines
COVID-19 Vaccination, Role of Vaccines and Global Health Guest Editors: Evridiki Patelarou, Enkeleint A. Mechili
Deadline: 28 February 2023
Special Issue in Vaccines
The 10th Anniversary of Vaccines—Vaccines against Emerging and Tropical Infectious Diseases Guest Editor: Nirbhay Kumar
Deadline: 15 March 2023
Topical Collection in Vaccines
COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy: Correlates and Interventions Collection Editors: Manoj Sharma, Kavita Batra
Topical Collection in Vaccines
Topic Advisory Panel Members’ Collection Series: Immunization and Vaccines for Infectious Diseases Collection Editors: Shumaila Hanif, Ravinder Kumar
Topical Collection in Vaccines
HPV-Vaccines Collection Editor: Gloria Calagna
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