Emerging Infectious Diseases

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Emerging Infectious Diseases  
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Emerg. Infect. Dis.
Discipline Infectious diseases
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
License Public domain
ISSN 1080-6040 (print)
1080-6059 (web)
LCCN sn95007041
OCLC no. 31848353

Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).[1] EID is a public domain[2] journal and covers global instances of new and reemerging infectious diseases, putting greater emphasis on disease emergence, prevention, control, and elimination. According to Journal Citation Reports, the journal’s 2016 impact factor is 6.99, ranking it 4th out of 82 journals in the infectious disease category. The journal also has a 2016 Google Scholar h5-index score of 79, ranking it 2nd in both the epidemiology category [3] and among open-access epidemiological journals, as well as 4th in the communicable diseases category[4] and 1st among open-access communicable disease journals.


  1. ^ "Copyright Information". Emerging Infectious Diseases. CDC. Retrieved 2016-08-18. 
  2. ^ "CDC – National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases". cdc.gov. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  3. ^ "Google Scholar Metrics". scholar.google.com. Retrieved 2016-08-18. 
  4. ^ "Google Scholar Metrics". scholar.google.com. Retrieved 2016-08-18. 

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