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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 15.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.1 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2018).
  • 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 Issues

Special Issue in Viruses
Medical Advances in Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Research Guest Editors: Ian Crozier, Jens H. Kuhn, Sheli R. Radoshitzky
Deadline: 31 July 2019
Special Issue in Viruses
Spumaretroviruses Guest Editors: Martin Löchelt, Arifa Khan, Dirk Lindemann
Deadline: 31 August 2019
Special Issue in Viruses
Pathogenesis of Emerging Viral Infections Guest Editors: Jason Kindrachuk, Daniel S. Chertow
Deadline: 15 September 2019
Special Issue in Viruses
Human Picornaviruses Guest Editor: Petri Susi
Deadline: 30 September 2019

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Viruses
Advances in Ebolavirus, Marburgvirus, and Cuevavirus Research Collection Editor: Jens H. Kuhn
Topical Collection in Viruses
Current Threats in Virology Collection Editor: Eric Freed
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