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Covid-19 research rapidly peer-reviewed and published in JMIR journals

Submit your Covid-19 paper for rapid peer-review, publication, and immediate policy impact

Call for Papers:
Covid-19 Special Issue

COVID-19 research - fast tracked and shared with the World Health Organization (WHO) immediately on submission. Submit field reports, surveillance reports, technologies, apps, protocols and reports on isolation, suppression, treatment protocols, models, case studies, policy recommendations, rapid reviews, telework/telemedicine reports. etc.

JMIR Covid-19 Standing Theme Issue/E-Collection


Thank you for the important work you are doing for global public health in these uncertain and unprecedented times, be it as clinician or allied health professional on the front lines, or as a researcher designing/implementing interventions or collecting/analyzing data. 



As an innovative publisher (well known for fast turnaround times even in non-pandemic situations), JMIR Publications is proud of the role we play in sharing critical research rapidly and openly to inform the public health response and help save lives.

We created a special call for papers in JMIR Public Health and Surveillance to prioritize Covid-19 surveillance and research papers, and we are using our entire "open science" toolset to disseminate your research immediately and widely. 

This includes
  • immediate sharing of your research with WHO on submission (if authors opt in)
  • immediate preprint available and citable with DOI on submission
  • on acceptance, immediate availability and indexing on PubMed within 24 hours and linking to the author manuscript
  • on publication, special XML tagging allowing immediate availability on PubMed Central

We hope you choose JMIR Public Health and Surveillance or another JMIR journal to disseminate your work. We work closely with WHO, NCBI, and other partners to maximize the impact of your work.

Speaking about impact, we are pleased to hear that Clarivate has stepped up and is fast-tracking the evaluation of JMIR Public Health & Surveillance for indexing/impact factor, to encourage researchers to publish openly and rapidly.


If you are just beginning data collection, please submit your data collection and analysis protocol to JMIR Research Protocols.

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