On Virulence

@article{Casadevall2010OnV,
  title={On Virulence},
  author={Arturo Casadevall and Liise-Anne Pirofski},
  journal={Virulence},
  year={2010},
  volume={1},
  pages={2 - 2}
}
Journal names are important because they often define the scope of the publication. A journal’s name must be sufficiently specific to define the major interest of the publication but not too narrow to prevent its rapid obsolescence as fields evolve. In naming this journal ‘Virulence’ the creators of this scientific publishing venue have staked a remarkably broad scope and it is worthwhile to reflect on the choice of the word and what this could mean for the future of the journal. No other major… Expand
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