Virologica Sinica obtains its first impact factor of 2.357
On June 26, Clarivate Analytics issued the latest journal citation report (JCR2017). In that report, Virologica Sinica received its first impact factor of 2.357 and ranked 21st in the total 35 journals of Virology Category in the JCR, located in Q3.
Virologica Sinica was founded in 1986 and co-sponsored by Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Society of Microbiology. Since its publication in English in 2007, it has been aiming to create international virology journals. By enhancing editorial planning, publishing high-level special issues, increasing coverage of new outbreaks of viruses, and charging free layout fees and free English polish for accepted papers, the journal has attracted high-quality manuscripts at home and abroad, and the academic level and international influence have been continuously improved.
By the end of June 2018, 703 English papers had been published online in Virologica Sinica, covering more than 2,000 authors from more than 500 research institutions in 50 countries and regions around the world.