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Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses

All articles submitted from 1st October 2013 are published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.  Articles submitted before this date were published under the agreement as stated in the final article.

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Edited By: Ben Cowling

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 18/34 (Virology); 40/84 (Infectious Diseases)

Online ISSN: 1750-2659

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Call for Applications

Wiley is seeking a new Editor-in-Chief for Influenza and other respiratory viruses, IRV who will be officially responsible for the Journal from January 2018 through 2020.

The Call for Applications can be downloaded here.

Fast Track Process

Accepted Article
IRV now operates the Accepted Article platform whereby papers are published in an un-typeset, un-paginated, Accepted Article format within approx. 7 days of receipt at the production office.

Rapid Peer-Review Service
Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses is delighted to announce that authors now have the option to request rapid peer-review of their papers. For submissions that qualify, IRV will aim to have papers turned around within 14 days. There is no additional charge for authors with rapid peer-review.

For more information on the rapid peer-review process, and to find out whether your paper qualifies, please see the journal's Author Guidelines.

Open Access
Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses
is now Open Access

Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses has joined the Wiley Open Access publishing program of fully open access journals published by Wiley. For more information on Open Access visit the Wiley Open Access website.

Manuscripts accepted for publication will be published as open access articles, immediately free to read, download and share. Authors or their funder will be required to pay an Article Publication Charge upon acceptance. More details.

Jonathan Van-Tam

Meet the editor of Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses
Jonathan Nguyen-Van-Tam
, , MBE (mil), BMedSci, BM BS, DM, CBiol, CSci, FFPH, FRCPath, FRSPH, FRSB, Hon FFPM.

Jonathan Van-Tam graduated in Medicine from the University of Nottingham in 1987 and after gaining clinical experience, underwent formal training in academic public health medicine in the UK. He became a Senior Lecturer at the University of Nottingham in 1997, before joining the pharmaceutical industry as an Associate Director at SmithKline Beecham, then Head of Medical Affairs at Roche, and finally UK Medical Director at Aventis Pasteur MSD.

He moved to the UK Health Protection Agency in 2004, where he was Head of the Pandemic Influenza Office, and returned to Nottingham in late 2007 as Professor of Health Protection, maintaining throughout his special interest in influenza: epidemiology; transmission; vaccinology; and pandemic preparedness which now spans over 25 years. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed scientific papers, and is co-editor of the textbook: Introduction to Pandemic Influenza, now in its second edition.

He has been a consultant to the World Health Organization since 2004. He sits on the UK Scientific Pandemic Influenza Committee (SPI), and sat on the UK Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) during the 2009-10 pandemic crisis. His unit is an official WHO Collaborating Centre for pandemic influenza and research, a UK Faculty of Public Health “national treasure” training location and a Public Health England Field Epidemiology training centre.

Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses is an online-only journal. Authors are still able to order offprints of their own articles.

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