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Infectious Diseases

Empowering a community publishing articles in Infectious disease research, antimicrobial resistance, public health, outbreak science, drug development, vaccine research and related areas.

To date, over 11,882 articles in Infectious Diseases have been published with more than 215,698 citations from authors in 192 countries.

PLOS empowers Infectious Diseases researchers to discuss, evaluate and improve science.

Our community is a collaboration between authors, editors and reviewers. In-house editorial subject experts work alongside section editors, academic editors, and journal editorial boards to provide accurate assessment that readers can trust.

We put research and researchers first, collaborating to make science, and the process of publishing science, fair, equitable, and accessible for the whole community.​

Antimicrobial Resistance

This joint collection brings together guest editor selected research from PLOS Medicine, PLOS Biology, and PLOS ONE focusing on antimicrobial resistance in all microorganisms.

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I entered the sciences to make people’s lives better. I think having as much access to science makes people’s lives better whether that be spurring conversations between individuals that lead to better personal outcomes or elevating the dialogue of society to make better informed decisions.
Scott D. Pegan
Scott D. Pegan
Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Georgia Athens, Georgia, United States of America
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In recent years, scientists and scientific journal editors have expressed concern that many of the results of published research may be false or irreproducible.

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PLOS will be attending a number of Infectious Diseases related events through 2020. More details to follow.

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