Scientific and practical journal "Infectious diseases: News, Opinions, Training"

Published in association with the International Association of Infectious Diseases.

The mass media registration certificate PI N FS 77-52018 from 29.11.2012.

Year founded: 2012.

The journal's editorial board follows the principles of international organization "Committee On Publication Ethics - COPE".

  • Aims and scopes

    The purpose of the journal is to improve postgraduate medical education of infectious disease specialists and quality of medical care provided to the population of the Russian Federation.

    The journal is intended to become a methodological guide for practitioners, being part of the program for continuing medical education in Russia.

    When forming each issue, the selection of most popular and trustworthy modern materials is carried out, the authors of which are leading domestic and foreign authors.

    The most important tasks of the journal are summarizing scientific and practical achievements in the field of infectious diseases, improving scientific and practical qualifications of infectious disease specialists.

    Scientific concept of the journal includes publication of modern advances in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases, as well as publication of scientific research results and results of national and international clinical studies.

    The journal covers various issues in infectious diseases specialty and related specialties. Each issue of the journal has a specific topic. The journal publishes scientific and practical materials on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of viral hepatitis, tuberculosis, HIV, coronavirus infection, plague, acute diarrheal infections, tularemia, typhus, Epstein-Barr virus, Zika fever, Crimean hemorrhagic fever, viral encephalitis, brucellosis, typhoid fever, herpes, enterovirus infection, measles, meningitis, intestinal infections of viral etiology, tularemia, vaccinology and more.

  • Editorial policy

    The main focus of the journal: scientific articles devoted to original researches, issues of pharmacotherapy and new diagnostic methods.

    During journal preparation for publication the selection of the most demanded and credible contemporary materials written by the leading Russian and foreign authors is carried out.

    The editorial board of the journal considers the following publication types: original articles (clinical study results), analytical reviews, clinical cases.

    All members of the author group must meet all four authorship criteria set out in the ICMJE recommendations:

    • developing the concept and design or analyzing and interpreting data,
    • justifying the manuscript or verifying critical intellectual content,
    • final approval for publication of the manuscript,
    • agreeing to be responsible for all aspects of the work, and assuming that questions have been properly investigated and resolved regarding the thoroughness and integrity of any part of the submitted research.

    The editors of the journal attach great importance to the quality of the preparation of the scientific paper, maintaining a high level of requirements for the published material, which helps to increase the literacy of the authors on the issues of the scientific publication culture.

    The journal publishes texts of national and clinical guidelines for the Infectious Diseases medical specialty area.

  • Editor in Chief

    Yushchuk Nikolay Dmitrievich - Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor, head of the Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Department, President of the Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry named after A.I. Evdokimov, Board member of the National Scientific Infectiologists' Society.

  • Open Access Policy

    "Infectious diseases: News, Opinions, Training" is an open access journal. All articles are made freely available to readers immediately upon publication, since free access to research results contributes to enhanced level of postgraduate medical education. No part of the journal "Infection Diseases: News, Opinions, Training" can be reproduced without the written consent of the editorial office. Any reprint of publications with the consent of the editorial office is allowed provided the work is properly cited.

  • Target audience

    Infectious disease physicians, general practitioners, pediatricians, family doctors, clinicians of related specialties, health care managers.

  • Main headings
    • Original researches
    • Reviews
    • COVID-19
    • Continuing medical education
    • Practitioner's consult
    • Clinical cases
    • Clinical tests
    • Peer review
    • Information
    • News
    • Announcements
  • Indexing in databases

    Journal is included into the List of the leading peer-reviewed journals and editions which are recommended by the State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation for the publication of its results for competition of an academic degree of the candidate and doctor of science.

    The journal is indexed in the following information and reference publications and bibliographic databases: Scopus, Russian Science Citation Index (on the Web of Science platform),, Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory, EBSCO, VINITI Abstract Journal, CyberLeninka, Google Scholar.

  • Publisher's imprint

    Publication free. No free is charged for articles publication in the journal "Infectious diseases: News, Opinions, Training".

    ISSN 2305-3496 (Print)

    ISSN 2658-7394 (Online)

    Frequency of publication: once every 3 months.
    : 5,000 copies.

    The journal is distributed free of charge on such databases as Infectious Diseases National Scientific Society. For the rest subscribers: subscription index 25142 (in the "Rospechat" catalogue).

    Volume: 120 pages.

Aleksandr V. Gorelov
Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, MD, Head of Infection Diseases and Epidemiology Department of the Scientific and Educational Institute of Clinical Medicine named after N.A. Semashko ofRussian University of Medicine, Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Professor of the Department of Childhood Diseases, Clinical Institute of Children's Health named after N.F. Filatov, Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Deputy Director for Research, Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Rospotrebnadzor (Moscow, Russian Federation)

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