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  • Special Issue: Lyme Disease in Europe
    Lyme disease is a high profile, and often controversial and emotive topic in the United States and as described hereunder, Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases has been at the forefront for dissemination of new information. However, many Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases subscribers may not realize the significance of Lyme disease in Europe. This special issue, prepared by researchers from many different countries, presents data and resources to elevate awareness and inform our international readership on the importance of Lyme in Europe.
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    Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases

Aims & Scope

Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases is an authoritative, peer-reviewed journal providing basic and applied research on diseases transmitted to humans by invertebrate vectors or non-human vertebrates. The Journal examines geographic, seasonal, and other risk factors that influence the transmission, diagnosis, management, and prevention of this group of infectious diseases, and identifies global trends that have the potential to result in major epidemics.

Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases coverage includes:

  • Ecology
  • Entomology
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Microbiology
  • Parasitology
  • Pathology
  • Public health
  • Tropical medicine
  • Wildlife biology
  • Bacterial, rickettsial, viral, and parasitic zoonoses

Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases is under the editorial leadership of Editor-in-Chief Stephen Higgs, PhD, FRES, FASTMH, Kansas State University, and other leading investigators. View the entire editorial board.

Audience: Veterinary scientists, infectious disease specialists, virologists, public health researchers, and government agencies, among others


  • PubMed/MEDLINE
  • PubMed Central
  • Scopus
  • Current Contents®/Clinical Medicine
  • Biological Abstracts
  • BIOSIS Citation Index™
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  • Zoological Record®
  • EMBASE/Excerpta Medica
  • EMBiology
  • ProQuest databases
  • CAB Abstracts
  • Global Health
  • Wildlife Review Abstracts
  • SafetyLit
  • BenchSci
The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.