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PLOS Pathogens Year in Review

2022 was a continued year of growth for PLOS Pathogens. We continued to publish noteworthy studies in pathogenic research, updated our journal scope, and created a brand new data sharing option for PLOS Pathogens authors. Discover journal updates, research highlights, and more.

Year in Review 2022
2022 BY THE NUMBERS

2,633

Published authors*

512

Published articles*

58

Countries represented by submitting authors*

19,356

Total mentions**

* Data sourced from Web of Science, as of December, 2022
** Mentions; Across web, social media, and news outlets worldwide. Data sourced from Altmetrics
 
RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

This year, we continued to receive and publish the latest research on pathogenic organisms. Read noteworthy research published in 2022:

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IN THE NEWS

In 2022, PLOS Pathogens articles were referenced over 19,356 times by media outlets around the world. Explore articles that made the news:

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MEET THE EDITORS-IN-CHIEF
Kasturi Haldar

Kasturi Haldar, Editor-in-Chief
orcid.org/0000-0001-5065-158X

Michael Malim

Michael MalimEditor-in-Chief
orcid.org/0000-0002-7699-2064

Journal Updates

ANNOUNCING A PLOS PATHOGENS / DRYAD INTEGRATION

PLOS Pathogens is excited to introduce a new technology solution that makes depositing data simpler and more accessible for our authors.

CHANGE OF SCOPE

PLOS Pathogens is delighted to announce that we have refreshed our journal scope statement to reflect the growing and changing fields that are included in our community.

Our solutions to eliminate APCs

Open Access is not truly open without easy and equitable opportunities to publish. To support authors of all research communities, funding backgrounds, and institutional requirements, all PLOS journals offer APC-alternative business models through institutional partnerships.

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