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Aims and scope

VirusDisease, formerly known as 'Indian Journal of Virology', is the official publication of the Indian Virological Society (IVS) available at, which is a member of International Union of Microbiological Society (IUMS), was established in December 1984 at Haryana Agriculture University, Hisar, with the objective to promote research and development in the field of virology. It is a unique scientific body that provides platform for those associated with the characterization and management of viruses affecting Animal, Human, Fish, Insect, Plant and other living organisms.
The journal aims to:

  • To promote awareness and research programs in the advancement of Virology.
  • To promote the exchange of scientific information, discussion and interdisciplinary collaborations amongst researchers/academicians active in the field of virology nationally and internationally.
  • To promote of virology research in India and abroad.
  • Dissemination of knowledge for policy makers and experts in the area.
  • Inviting international scientists of eminence from aboard for the promotion of virology.