Aims and Scope

Hosts and Viruses (H&V) (ISSN: 2515-4982, previous ISSN: 2055-6128) accepts research on the viruses of human, animals, plants, archaea, bacteria, fungi, and protozoa. Manuscripts on both fundamental and applied aspects are considered.

Hosts and Viruses will feature reports on disease emergence, research on virus-host interactions, viral pathobiology, biophysical properties, genetic diversity, immunology, and viral infection biology.

Key issues on vaccines and antiviral agents, and on the use of viruses as vector delivery system and gene therapy are given special preference.

Name of Journal

Hosts and Viruses (previously known as British Journal of Virology)

Title Abbreviation

Hosts and Viruses




6 times in a year


Muhammad Munir
Avian Viral Diseases programme,
The Pirbright Institute,
United Kingdom

Launch Date

December 2013

Publication Fee

There are no publication or any other charges for Viruses and Hosts

Impact Factor

Not Yet

Indexed By

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), Google Scholar; Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ); Index Copernicus Value (ICV=86.41); PubsHub; CiteFactor, ProQuest,

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