Viruses

Viruses is a peer-reviewed, open access journal of virology, published monthly online by MDPI. The American Society for Virology (ASV), Spanish Society for Virology (SEV), Canadian Society for Virology (CSV), Italian Society for Virology (SIV-ISV), Australasian Virology Society (AVS) and others 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), PubMedMEDLINEPMC, Embase, PubAgAGRIS, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Virology) / CiteScore - Q1 (Infectious Diseases)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 13.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • 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.
  • Companion journals for Viruses include: COVID and Zoonotic Diseases.
Impact Factor: 4.7 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.8 (2022)
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Topic in Diseases, Infectious Disease Reports, Pathogens, Viruses, TropicalMed
Human Monkeypox Research Topic Editors: Shailendra K. Saxena, Ahmed Sayed Abdel-Moneim
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Topic in Biomedicines, JCM, Pathogens, Vaccines, Viruses
Discovery and Development of Monkeypox Disease Treatments Topic Editors: Mohd Imran, Ali A. Rabaan
Deadline: 31 August 2024
Topic in Brain Sciences, Clinics and Practice, COVID, Life, Vaccines, Viruses
Multifaceted Efforts from Basic Research to Clinical Practice in Controlling COVID-19 Disease Topic Editors: Yih-Horng Shiao, Rashi Ojha
Deadline: 30 September 2024
Special Issue in Viruses
Current ART, Virologic Failure and Implications for HIV Drug Resistance Guest Editors: Susan M. Schader, Andrew Zolopa
Deadline: 14 March 2024
Special Issue in Viruses
Advances in Alphavirus and Flavivirus Research Guest Editors: Young Chan Kim, Arturo Reyes-Sandoval
Deadline: 29 March 2024
Special Issue in Viruses
Plant Virus Resistance Guest Editor: Miguel A. Aranda
Deadline: 31 March 2024
Special Issue in Viruses
Diversity and Coinfections of Plant or Fungal Viruses 2023 Guest Editors: Islam Hamim, Ken Komatsu, Hiromitsu Moriyama
Deadline: 15 April 2024
Topical Collection in Viruses
Poxviruses Collection Editors: Giliane de Souza Trindade, Galileu Barbosa Costa, Flavio Guimaraes da Fonseca
Topical Collection in Viruses
Coronaviruses Collection Editors: Luis Martinez-Sobrido, Fernando Almazan Toral
Topical Collection in Viruses
SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 Collection Editors: Luis Martinez-Sobrido, Fernando Almazan Toral
Topical Collection in Viruses
Emerging Arboviruses, Volume II Collection Editor: Remi N. Charrel
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