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 - Q1 (Immunology) / CiteScore - Q1 (Pharmacology (medical))
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 17.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2023).
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Impact Factor: 7.8 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 7.4 (2022)
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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 2023
Topic in JCM, Pharmaceuticals, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy, Vaccines, Healthcare
Mass Vaccination Campaigns: From Post-authorization Benefit-Risk Assessment to Public Health Impact Topic Editors: Giampiero Mazzaglia, Lorenzo Giovanni Mantovani, Ippazio Cosimo Antonazzo
Deadline: 30 November 2023
Topic in Antibiotics, Biomedicines, Microorganisms, Parasitologia, Pathogens, Vaccines
Advances in Vaccines and Antimicrobial Therapy Topic Editors: Roberto Paganelli, Raffaele D’Amelio
Deadline: 30 December 2023
Topic in Biologics, Biology, MPs, Pathogens, Vaccines
Global Analysis of SARS-CoV-2 Serology, Part 2 Topic Editors: Ger Rijkers, Jean-Luc Murk
Deadline: 31 December 2023
Special Issue in Vaccines
SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination and Compliance/Hesitancy Guest Editors: Tiziana Ramaci, Massimiliano Barattucci
Deadline: 2 September 2023
Special Issue in Vaccines
Immune Response of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Guest Editor: Velmurugan Balaraman
Deadline: 10 September 2023
Special Issue in Vaccines
Infectious Diseases: The Role of Vaccines and Complementary Measures Guest Editors: Harunor Rashid, Catherine King
Deadline: 30 September 2023
Special Issue in Vaccines
The Willingness toward Vaccination: A Focus on Non-mandatory Vaccinations Guest Editors: Elisa Maietti, Angelo Capodici, Francesco Sanmarchi, Claudio Costantino, Nicole Bonaccorso
Deadline: 16 October 2023
Topical Collection in Vaccines
COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy: Correlates and Interventions Collection Editors: Manoj Sharma, Kavita Batra
Topical Collection in Vaccines
Topic Advisory Panel Members’ Collection Series: Immunization and Vaccines for Infectious Diseases Collection Editors: Shumaila Hanif, Ravinder Kumar
Topical Collection in Vaccines
HPV-Vaccines Collection Editor: Gloria Calagna
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