Vaccines is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal published monthly online by MDPI. The American Society for Virology (ASV) is affiliated with Vaccines and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
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  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Immunology)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 19.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2021).
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Impact Factor: 4.422 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 5.513 (2020)
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Topic in IJMS, Pathogens, TropicalMed, Vaccines, Viruses
Strategies for Prevention and Control of Influenza Topic Editors: Tokiko Watanabe, Shinji Watanabe
Deadline: 31 August 2022
Topic in Antibodies, Cancers, Immuno, IJMS, Vaccines
Anti-Tumor Immune Responses Topic Editors: Massimo Zollo, Erle S. Robertson, Renata Grifantini
Deadline: 14 October 2022
Topic in Cancers, Cells, Healthcare, Hemato, JCM, Vaccines
The Tumor Microenvironment and Immune Checkpoint: Implications for Current and Emergent Immunotherapies Topic Editors: Joaquim Carreras, Luis J. Castro-Vega
Deadline: 20 December 2022
Topic in Challenges, IJMS, Microbiology Research, Pathogens, Vaccines, Antibiotics
Advances in Human Pathogen Control – A 21st Century Challenge Topic Editors: Jorge H. Leitão, Nitin Amdare, Joana R Feliciano
Deadline: 28 February 2023
Special Issue in Vaccines
Novel Prophylactic and Therapeutic Strategies against Respiratory Viral Pathogens for Human and Animal Health Guest Editors: Christophe Chevalier, Cynthia Calzas, Denis Archambault, Delphyne Descamps
Deadline: 20 May 2022
Special Issue in Vaccines
Recent Progress in Tuberculosis Vaccine Development Guest Editor: Sunhee Lee
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Special Issue in Vaccines
Non-specific Protections in Response to Vaccination and Other Stimulations of the Immune System Guest Editors: François Meurens, Fanny Renois, Jianzhong Zhu
Deadline: 15 June 2022
Special Issue in Vaccines
Vaccines: Uptake and Equity in Times of the COVID-19 Pandemic Guest Editor: Barbara Rath
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Topical Collection in Vaccines
Research on Monoclonal Antibodies and Antibody Engineering Collection Editor: Tatsuya Yamazaki
Topical Collection in Vaccines
COVID-19 Vaccines and Vaccination Collection Editors: Ralph Tripp, Scott Anthony
Topical Collection in Vaccines
Vaccines against Infectious Diseases Collection Editor: E.Diane Williamson
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