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Welcome to the World Journal of Virology

The World Journal of Virology (WJV) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of virology.  It was launched on February 12, 2012 and is published trimonthly (4 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage virologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJV describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJV are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks.The WJV’s acceptance rate: 53%. Submit here >>

2017 Published Issues
1
Editors-in-Chief

Ling Lu, MD,PhD, Associate Professor

Indexing/Abstracting

PubMed, PubMed Central.

Journal Metrics

There is currently no impact factor.

ISSN

2220-3249 (online)

Minireviews
Biological and historical overview of Zika virus  
Najealicka Armstrong, Wangheng Hou, Qiyi Tang
World J Virol 6(1):1-8. Published online Feb 12, 2017. doi: 10.5501/wjv.v6.i1.1
Value of routine dengue diagnosis in endemic countries  
James Ayukepi Ayukekbong, Olufunmilayo G Oyero, Samuel Ekpesu Nnukwu, Henry Nzike Mesumbe, Cajetang Nkong Fobisong
World J Virol 6(1):9-16. Published online Feb 12, 2017. doi: 10.5501/wjv.v6.i1.9
Basic Study
Expression of hepatitis B virus surface antigens induces defective gonad phenotypes in Caenorhabditis elegans  
Yi-Yin Chen, Li-Wei Lee, Wei-Ning Hong, Szecheng J Lo
World J Virol 6(1):17-25. Published online Feb 12, 2017. doi: 10.5501/wjv.v6.i1.17