Open Access Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Journals

A list of Open Access Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is respiratory syndrome and infectious disease in humans, caused by SARS coronavirus 2

Open Access journals publish papers that are free to the reader to download. OA papers have undergone peer review and are not more or less stringent than papers in closed journals — the main difference is in the business model.

This list of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) OA journals will hopefully make it easier for you to have a better idea regarding where your want to publish your Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) manuscript.
We have thousands of high-impact factor Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) journals in our list.We've made this extensive list of open access Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) journals so you can get a better overview of all the journals where you can publish open access.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

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Open Access Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
International journal of nursing science2167-7441Scientific and Academic Publishing138100
Applied Science and technology annals2717-5014Nepal Journals Online313680.6
Journal of contemporary studies in epidemiology and public health2634-8543Bastas Publications211576.2
Journal of current viruses and treatment methodologies2691-8862Open Access Pub12775
International journal of clinical virology2692-4994Heighten Science Publications Corporation332266.7
Epidemiologia2673-3986MDPI AG7610065.8Website
European journal of medical and educational technologies2732-4109Bastas Publications363763.9
Africa sanguine1560-8646African Journals Online10660
Asian economics letters2652-8681Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association7043257.1
Journal of clinical virology plus2667-0380Elsevier884756.8Website
Annals of public health reports2642-4924sPage.direcT60555
Infectious Disease Modelling2468-0427Elsevier311475353.1Website
The advance journal2643-7031481152.1
Influenza Research and Treatment2090-1380Hindawi Limited4243950
Human resource management research2169-9607Scientific and Academic Publishing4950
Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses1750-2640Wiley15382571349Website
Open Anthropological Research2657-4233Walter de Gruyter GmbH153146.7
Journal of emergency management and disaster communications2689-9795World Scientific30946.7
Public health in practice2666-5352Elsevier29563346.4Website
International journal of travel medicine and global health2322-1100Definitive International Institute of Life Science (DIILI Publication)467245.7Website
The University of Louisville journal of respiratory infections2473-2869University of Louisville1726045.3Website
Aquademia2542-4874Veritas Publications LTD3815244.7
Open Health2544-9826Walter de Gruyter GmbH181244.4
Journal of ideas in health2645-9248Journal of Ideas in Health1064843.4Website
Communicable diseases intelligence2209-6051Australian Government Department of Health21253142.9
Global biosecurity2652-0036University of New South Wales7722041.6Website
Oxford open immunology2633-6960Oxford University Press2913141.4Website
EAI endorsed transactions on bioengineering and bioinformatics2709-4111European Alliance for Innovation n.o.221340.9
Biosafety and health2590-0536Elsevier167103640.7Website
Energy research letters2652-6433Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association7770140.3
The Lancet microbe2666-5247Elsevier519734140.3Website
Greenwich social work review2633-4313Educational Development Unit, University of Greenwich251340
The Lancet regional health2666-7762Elsevier443297338.4Website
Telemedicine reports2692-4366Mary Ann Liebert604538.3Website
International journal of noncommunicable diseases2468-8827Medknow Publications211038.1Website
HSOA journal of clinical immunology & immunotherapy2378-8844Herald Scholarly Open Access712438
Journal of Biomedical Sciences2382-5545Nepal Journals Online322737.5
Vaccines2076-393XMDPI AG31431699835.6Website
Pakistan journal of surgery and medicine2708-0277Frontier Science Associates592135.6
Innovación y Desarrollo Tecnológico y Social2683-8559Universidad Nacional de La Plata31535.5
IJID regions2772-7076Elsevier1413435.5Website
Wits journal of clinical medicine2618-0189Wits University Press1197235.3
EMJ2732-5326European Medical Group20535Website
The Lancet Regional Health - Americas2667-193XElsevier31354434.8Website
The beacon: journal for studying ideologies and mental dimensions2713-1882L. Zakharova Private Publishing Group291634.5
Journal of critical and intensive care2717-6428Journal of Critical and Intensive Care, Turkish Society of Medical and Surgical Intensive Care581934.5
JAMA health forum2689-0186American Medical Association746167234.2Website
Kačestvennaâ kliničeskaâ praktika2588-0519Publishing House OKI973134Website
HAPsc Policy Briefs Series2732-6578National Documentation Centre (EKT)1281033.6
Findings2652-8800Network Design Lab - Transport Findings15322633.3Website
International Journal of Communication and Society2684-9267ASCEE Publications121933.3
International journal of applied psychology2168-502932033.3
Computational and Mathematical Biophysics2544-7297Walter de Gruyter GmbH5117233.3Website
Journal of Education and Research in Nursing2757-9204AVES Publishing Co.611632.8Website
Journal of current biomedical reports2717-1906491132.7Website
JMIR public health and surveillance2369-2960JMIR Publications Inc.9971381232Website
Epidemiology international journal2639-2038Medwin Publishers1073231.8
SciMedicine Journal2704-9833Ital Publication10666031.1Website
Bangladesh journal of infectious diseases2411-4820Bangladesh Journals Online1489231.1
Research in globalization2590-051XElsevier8442131Website
Annals of microbiology and research2642-4533sPage.direcT291831
Asian journal of social health and behavior2772-4204Medknow Publications3618730.6Website
Journal of Migration Affairs2582-0990Journal of Migration Affairs, Centre for Development Practice and Research, Tata Institute of Social Sciences49730.6
Archives of preventive medicine2640-7868Peertechz Publications Private Limited331030.3
Journal of biosafety and biosecurity2588-9338Elsevier10328530.1Website
Journal of biomedical analytics2524-1141Biomedical Research Foundation205030
Demografija1820-4244Centre for Evaluation in Education and Science20530Website
Flora infeksiyon hastalıkları ve klinik mikrobiyoloji dergisi1300-932XBilimsel Tip Publishing House1682029.8Website
World journal of virology2220-3249Baishideng Publishing Group Co (World Journal of Virology)169262229.6
Antimicrobial stewardship & healthcare epidemiology2732-494XCambridge University Press5113729Website
Southern African journal of public health2708-9509South African Medical Association NPC7528.6
Journal of Pediatric Health And Nutrition2691-5014Open Access Pub7528.6
Epidemiology2473-4780Openventio Publishers281428.6
Journal of infectious diseases and epidemiology2474-3658ClinMed International Library30821028.2
Policy brief2618-026X252328
Journal of pedagogical sociology and psychology2687-3788Journal of Pedagogical Research2530528Website
China CDC weekly2096-7071Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention675287328
Social sciences & humanities open2590-2911Elsevier30880427.9Website
Digital psychology2708-2768Facultas Verlags- und Buchhandels AG366627.8
Health psychology bulletin2398-5941Ubiquity Press, Ltd.182627.8Website
Infectious microbes & diseases2641-5917Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins9013927.8Website
Communications medicine2730-664XSpringer Nature15823727.8Website
The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific2666-6065Elsevier522160227.6Website
European medical journal2513-8634European Medical Group223027.3Website
Journal of safety science and resilience2666-4496Elsevier7726627.3Website
Data & policy2632-3249Cambridge University Press8111127.2Website
Proceedings of the International Crisis and Risk Communication Conference2576-9111Nicholson School of Communication, UCF701627.1
Sociología del deporte2695-883XUniversidad Pablo de Olavide373327Website
The Gaze2467-933XNepal Journals Online15826.7
Archives of community medicine and public health2455-5479Peertechz Publications Private Limited1889926.6
Ghana Medical Journal0016-9560African Journals Online1245626.6Website
European journal of environment and public health2542-4904Veritas Publications LTD11721026.5
International journal of distance education and e-learning2520-715657626.3Website
Journal of Rawalpindi Medical College (Print)1683-3562Rawalpindi Medical University2752326.2Website
Journal of Marine Medical Society0975-3605Medknow Publications1495125.5Website
Revista latinoamericana de infectología pediátrica2683-1678GRAPHIMEDIC SA DE CV791225.3
Инфекционные болезни. Новости, мнения, обучение2305-3496Geotar-Media Publishing Group1464725.3
Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib medical journal2590-3349Atlantis Press1077125.2Website
International health trends and perspectives2563-9269Ryerson University Library and Archives36925Website
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