Hygiene is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on healthcare epidemiology, public health and environmentally-related hygiene, published quarterly online by MDPI. We also welcome submissions with a focus on best practices that help maintain health and prevent the spread of diseases.
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  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 14.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
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Physical Exercise Impacts on Human Physical and Psychological Health Topic Editors: Xueqiang Wang, Li Li, Li Hu
Deadline: 30 June 2025
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Emerging Biocide Resistance–Frequency, Drivers, Relevant Outcomes and Containment Strategies Guest Editor: Günter Kampf
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Special Issue in Hygiene
Current Trends and New Challenges in Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene Guest Editors: Andrea Cattaneo, Giovanni De Vito, Davide Campagnolo, Francesca Borghi
Deadline: 31 October 2024
Special Issue in Hygiene
The Challenge of Disinfection and Sterilization in Veterinary Practice Guest Editors: Ana Cláudia Coelho, Luís Cardoso, Paula Oliveira
Deadline: 20 November 2024
Special Issue in Hygiene
Food Hygiene and Human Health Guest Editors: Fernando Perez Rodriguez, Wojciech Kolanowski
Deadline: 31 December 2024
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