Viruses

Viruses (ISSN 1999-4915; CODEN: VIRUBR) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal of virology, published monthly online by MDPI. The American Society for Virology (ASV), the Spanish Society for Virology (SEV), the Canadian Society for Virology (CSV), the Italian Society for Virology (SIV-ISV), the Australasian Virology Society (AVS) and more societies are affiliated with Viruses and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access — free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science)MEDLINE, PubMed, PMC, and many other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 3.816 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.001 (2019)
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Special Issue in Viruses
Viruses and Complement Guest Editors: Reinhard Würzner, Peter Lachmann
Deadline: 19 March 2021
Special Issue in Viruses
Epigenetics and Viral Infection Guest Editor: Italo Tempera
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Viruses
The Application of Viruses to Biotechnology Guest Editors: Carla Varanda, Patrick Materatski
Deadline: 15 April 2021
Special Issue in Viruses
Structural Variations and Molecular Genetics of Hepatitis Virus and Related Viruses Guest Editor: Kei Fujiwara
Deadline: 30 April 2021
Topical Collection in Viruses
Coronaviruses Collection Editors: Luis Martinez-Sobrido, Fernando Almazan Toral
Topical Collection in Viruses
Mycoviruses Collection Editor: Ioly Kotta-Loizou
Topical Collection in Viruses
Advances in Plant Virus Research Collection Editor: K. Andrew White
Topical Collection in Viruses
Unconventional Viruses Collection Editor: Jean-Michel Claverie
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