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NEW COLLECTION Call for content: Impact of COVID-19 Health Policies on Other Infectious Diseases

Guest edited by Prof. Carlo Torti (University Magna Graecia, Italy), Prof. Elijah Paintsil (Yale School of Medicine. USA) and Prof. Peter Nyasulu (Stellenbosch University, South Africa), this collection aims to bring together original research articles and systematic reviews characterizing the benefits and detriments of COVID-19 pandemic health policies on prevention, transmission, diagnosis, and treatment of the whole spectrum of infectious diseases.

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Ivermectin to prevent hospitalizations in patients with COVID-19 (IVERCOR-COVID19) a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

News and Updates

COVID-19: interpreting scientific evidence – uncertainty, confusion and delays

In this new Editorial, BMC Infectious Diseases Senior Editorial Board Member Dr Julian Tang discusses the confusing messaging and decision making made by governments during the pandemic, with a particular focus on face masks and how they can help in the future.

SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19

Find a selection of articles published across Springer Nature, as well as additional commentary and books relevant to SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research.

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Special Issue: Antimicrobial Resistance

BMC Infectious Diseases is pleased to announce the Antimicrobial Resistance special issue. This series includes a diverse range of AMR studies from around the globe, investigating the detection and surveillance of AMR, from the lab bench to hospital bed.

Articles

  1. Authors: Aida Javan Balegh Marand, Christian Bach, Dick Janssen, John Heesakkers, Morteza Ghojazadeh, Thomas Alexander Vögeli, Hanieh Salehi-Pourmehr, Hadi Mostafae, Sakineh Hajebrahimi and Mohammad Sajjad Rahnama’i

    Content type: Research article

  1. Authors: Paula Jendrny, Claudia Schulz, Friederike Twele, Sebastian Meller, Maren von Köckritz-Blickwede, Albertus Dominicus Marcellinus Erasmus Osterhaus, Janek Ebbers, Veronika Pilchová, Isabell Pink, Tobias Welte, Michael Peter Manns, Anahita Fathi, Christiane Ernst, Marylyn Martina Addo, Esther Schalke and Holger Andreas Volk

    Content type: Research article

  2. Authors: Keivan Ranjbar, Mohsen Moghadami, Alireza Mirahmadizadeh, Mohammad Javad Fallahi, Vahid Khaloo, Reza Shahriarirad, Amirhossein Erfani, Zohre Khodamoradi and Mohammad Hasan Gholampoor Saadi

    Content type: Research article

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Infectious Diseases 2021 21:436

Aims and scope

BMC Infectious Diseases is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of infectious and sexually transmitted diseases in humans, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.

Editor

Assistant Editors

  • Stuart Weir, BMC
  • Sarah Gray, BMC

BMC Series Focus Issues

July: Open data and data sharing

Data are the cornerstones to transparency and reproducibility of research. At the BMC Series, we offer different article types to help you share your data. Explore some of our open access data publications in this focus issue and browse through the additional reading and resources to learn more about this topic. 

June: Water and Sanitation.

In celebration of World Environment Day on the 5th June,  the BMC Series presents a focus issue on Water and Sanitation.  We have  collated open-access content from across our journals to highlight research into clean water, investigating links between water and health and our overall relationship with water.


We are Recruiting New Associate Editors

We are recruiting new Associate Editors to join our international editorial board, helping to provide expertise on a wide range of different subject disciplines.

Research Data Support for authors

Research Data Support is an optional Springer Nature service available to researchers who have datasets they want to make easier to cite, share and find. Learn more about this service and the many benefits of making your data publicly available. 

Collection: Hepatitis C

The 2020 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice for their discovery of Hepatitis C virus. In celebration of what they started and showcasing areas of research that have since emerged, we here present a collection of articles from the BMC Biology, BMC Medicine, Genome Medicine and the BMC Series Journals on biology, diagnosis and treatment and wider public health and medical outcomes of the Hepatitis C virus and its infection.

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COVID-19 Announcement

As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.