Springer Nature is committed to supporting the global response to the COVID-19 crisis and helping you stay informed and connected. Below you will find a selection of our coronavirus collections. All content is free to read and you can submit COVID-19 research to any of our journals as long as your research is in scope.

Global Outbreaks and Responses: Series to Mark the 20th Anniversary of Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network

 This upcoming collection in BMC Medicine is seeking submissions on all aspects of outbreak preparedness and response, covering a wide range of infectious diseases including the most recent COVID-19.

from BMC Medicine

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Transmission patterns and control of COVID-19 epidemic

This series published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty covers epidemiological survey and data management, transmission mechanism and modeling, virus biology and sequencing analysis, disease treatment and control measures of COVID-19 epidemic.

from Infectious Diseases of Poverty

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This Nature Research collection includes research into the basic biology of coronavirus infection, its detection, treatment and evolution, research into the epidemiology of emerging viral diseases, and our coverage of current events.

from Nature Research

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Coronaviruses: emerging and re-emerging pathogens in humans and animals

This thematic series published in Virology Journal emphasizes advances and key discoveries in the animal origin, viral evolution, epidemiology, diagnostics and pathogenesis of different emerging and re-emerging coronaviruses.

from Virology Journal

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Containment and case management of COVID-19 pandemic 

The themes covered in this series include but not limited to preparedness and response strategies, case identification and management, clinical diagnosis and treatment, research and innovation in therapeutics, vaccines, and diagnostics as well as any subject closely related.

from Infectious Diseases of Poverty

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COVID-19 randomised trial protocols: rapid publication without barriers 

Trials is implementing a stripped down process for rapid publication of COVID-19 randomised clinical trial protocols.

from Trials

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Methodologies for COVID-19 research and data analysis 

There are many methodological challenges related to research data during this pandemic. This collection aims to address these and allow for more reliable data analyses and research outputs.

from BMC Medical Research Methodology 

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Agriculture, Food & Covid-19 

This collection demonstrates research on the possible consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic for agriculture, ecosystems and the food industry.

from Agriculture and Human Values

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Systematic multidisciplinary post-mortem investigations performed in Germany show different disease courses and accordingly diverse morphological, virological and biochemical findings with consequences for clinical management of SARS CoV-2 patients.

from the International Journal of Legal Medicine

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Systemic Risk, Resilience, and COVID-19

This special issue includes a diverse array of perspectives on COVID-19, with particular emphasis regarding pandemic risk assessment, mitigation, recovery, and adaptation. 

from the Environment Systems and Decisions

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Critical Care and Emergency Medicine: COVID-19 research

Editors across Springer Nature have specially picked out articles, book chapters and more, relevant for critical care and emergency medicine communities. Whether you are a clinician, researcher, teacher or student, we hope this content serves you in finding the latest news within your field.

Genomics of COVID-19: Molecular Mechanisms Going from Susceptibility to Severity of the Disease

A collection looking at the role genetics and genomics have on our susceptibility to COVID-19, disease progression and eventual outcome.

from Human Genomics

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Guest Edited Call for Papers aiming to bring together the latest research on COVID-19

We are welcoming submissions to a COVID-19 Collection bringing together advances in the tools being developed to combat the pandemic, epidemiological research updates, and insights into the virus’ origin, evolution and biology.

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A pioneer of open access, BMC’s journals include broad scope titles such as BMC Public Health and Virology Journal, and more specialist journals such as Globalization and Health and Conflict and Health. This collection draws together coronavirus research from across BMC.

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To support research to combat the COVID-19 outbreak, Nature Research have opened a collection covering the biology of coronavirus infection, its detection, treatment and evolution, research into the epidemiology of emerging viral diseases, and coverage of current events.

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Springer have made corona-related research free to access. This content spans across our journals, books, protocols, conference papers, and other content types.

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