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About the Emerging Infectious Diseases journal

General Information

Emerging Infectious Diseases is published monthly by the Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, 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, 2007)

  • 5.775
  • Ranking in infectious diseases category: 5 of 50 infectious disease journals

Emerging Infectious Diseases is indexed in Index Medicus/Medline, Current Contents, Exerpta Medica, Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database, and other databases.

  • Emerging Infectious Diseases Receives more than 1,700 manuscripts per year (most unsolicited, some invited) from authors around the world.
  • Approximately 1/3 of submitted articles are accepted, 1/3 are rejected, 1/3 are accepted after substantial revision


  • 26,000 subscribers to print version (>6,000 outside the United States)
  • 23,000 subscribers to electronic version
  • The journal site receives hundreds of thousands of hits per month (CDC Web Statistics)


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This page posted June 3, 2008

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