Research on Zika Virus


Research on Zika Virus

Recent outbreaks of Zika virus infections in South and Central America have led to an urgent need for research on the biological mechanisms and consequences of Zika infections. The local transmission of Zika virus has been reported in more than 50 countries and the situation was declared as a public health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organization, especially due to the possible causal link between Zika virus infection during pregnancy and the occurrence of microcephaly and other congenital malformations.
In this Research Topic, we encourage the submission of original research reports, methods articles, perspectives, reviews and mini reviews in the following (but not limited to) topics:
- Epidemiological surveillance;
- Development and validation of diagnostic methods;
- Prevention and control strategies, including the development of immunotherapies and vaccines;
- The association between Zika virus infection during pregnancy and congenital abnormalities;
- Clinical and neurological complications;
- Viral genetics and pathogenesis.

How we work:

  • After submission, an acknowledgement with manuscript number is sent to the corresponding author within 7 working days.
  • A 21 day window time frame is allotted for peer-review process wherein multiple experts are contacted.
  • Author proof is generated within 7 working days after the acceptance decision.

Benefits on Publication:

Open Access: Permanent free access to your article upon publication ensures extensive global reach and readership.

Easy Article Sharing: Our open access enables you to share your article directly with colleagues through email and on social media via a single link, permitting third party reuse with appropriate citation in addition to the retention of content copyright by the author.

Global Marketing: Through promotion in a targeted global email announcement or press release, your article will be seen by thousands of the top-most thought-leaders in your field.

Reprints: Distribute your work to colleagues and at conferences as we provide hard copy color reprints of your article on order.

Media Contact:
Nimmi Anna
Journal Manager
Allied Journal of Medical Research