Journal History

2009 Inaugural issue released, initially published as a quarterly journal.
2010 Change to a monthly publication schedule. First Impact Factor received.
2012 Impact Factor surpasses 2.5.
2013 Six topical Sections are set-up: Antivirals and Vaccines, Viruses of Plants, Fungi and Protoza, Animal Viruses, Insect Viruses, Bacterial Viruses, and Prions
2017 Impact Factor is 3.761
2019 Viruses received an updated Journal Impact Factor of 3.811

Editors-in-Chief

2009- Founding Editor-in-Chief Dr. Eric O. Freed
2013- Dr. Byron Caughey Associate Editor for Section Prions
2013- Prof. Dr. Curt Hagedorn Associate Editor for Section Antivirals and Vaccines
2013-2016 Prof. Dr. Thomas Hohn Associate Editor for Section Viruses of Plants, Fungi and Protoza
2013-2018 Dr. Karyn Johnson Associate Editor for Section Insect Viruses
2013-2018   Prof. Dr. Rob Lavigne Associate Editor for Section Bacterial Viruses
2015-2018 Dr. Andrew Mehle Associate Editor for Section Animal Viruses
2017- Prof. Dr. K. Andrew White Associate Editor for Section Viruses of Plants, Fungi and Protozoa
2017- Dr. Luis Martinez-Sobrido Associate Editor for Section Animal Viruses
2017- Prof. Dr. Shan-Lu Liu Associate Editor for Section Animal Viruses
2017- Dr. Brian Geiss Associate Editor for Section Antivirals & Vaccines
2018- Dr. Craig McCormick Associate Editor for Section Animal Viruses
2018- Dr. Ester Ballana Guix Associate Editor for Section Antivirals & Vaccines
2019- Prof. Dr. A. Lorena Passarelli Associate Editor for Section Insect Viruses
2019- Dr. Dann Turner Associate Editor for Section Bacterial Viruses
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