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About the Emerging Infectious Diseases journal

General Information

Emerging Infectious Diseases is a peer reviewed, open access journal published monthly by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop D61, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA. Telephone 404-639-1960, fax 404-639-1954, e-mail

Impact Factor (ISI Citation Reports, 2012)

  • 5.993
  • Ranked 4 of 69 infectious disease journals

Emerging Infectious Diseases is indexed in Index Medicus/Medline, Current Contents, Excerpta Medica, Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database. Full text content is available in PubMed Central, CrossRef, and LinkOut.

  • Emerging Infectious Diseases receives more than 1,800 manuscripts per year (most unsolicited, some invited) from authors around the world.
  • Approximately 30% of submitted articles are accepted.


  • 2,650 subscribers to print version in more than 100 countries
  • 75,000 subscribers to electronic table of contents
  • The journal site receives millions of hits (CDC Web Statistics)

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