Viruses — Open Access Journal

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 by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), MEDLINE (PubMed) and other databases. Full-text available in PubMed Central.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 17.5 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 2019).
  • 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: 3.811 (2018) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.916 (2018)
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Special Issue in Viruses
Novel Concepts in Virology Guest Editors: Eric Freed, Albert Bosch
Deadline: 5 June 2020
Special Issue in Viruses
Innate Immune Sensing of Viruses and Viral Evasion Guest Editors: Renate König, Carsten Münk
Deadline: 15 June 2020
Special Issue in Viruses
Viruses Ten-Year Anniversary Guest Editor: Eric Freed
Deadline: 1 July 2020
Special Issue in Viruses
Smallpox and Emerging Zoonotic Orthopoxviruses 2.0: What Is Coming Next? Guest Editors: Jônatas Abrahão, Hermann Meyer
Deadline: 15 July 2020
Topical Collection in Viruses
Mycoviruses Collection Editor: Ioly Kotta-Loizou
Topical Collection in Viruses
Current Threats in Virology Collection Editor: Eric Freed
Topical Collection in Viruses
Advances in Ebolavirus, Marburgvirus, and Cuevavirus Research Collection Editor: Jens H. Kuhn
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