About the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series
The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR ) series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Often called “the voice of CDC,” the MMWR series is the agency’s primary vehicle for scientific publication of timely, reliable, authoritative, accurate, objective, and useful public health information and recommendations.
MMWR readership predominantly consists of physicians, nurses, public health practitioners, epidemiologists and other scientists, researchers, educators, and laboratorians.
The data in the weekly MMWR are provisional, based on weekly reports to CDC by state health departments. Questions or comments about the MMWR Series can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the following:
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MMWR Weekly: 2017 Journal Impact Factor (Journal Citation Reports, 2018)
- Ranked 2nd in the subject category of PUBLIC, ENVIRONMENTAL & OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH in the Science Citation Index Expanded edition of Journal Citation Reports
MMWR Series: 2017 Scimago Journal Rank (SJR)
- Recommendations and Reports ‒ SJR: 34.638; ranked 3rd among 34,171 journals
- Surveillance Summaries ‒ SJR: 10.892; ranked 71st among 34,171 journals
- Weekly ‒ SJR: 9.323; ranked 88th among 34,171 journals
MMWR Weekly: Google Scholar h-Index (July 2018)
- More than 318,000 electronic subscribers
- The journal site receives more than 10 million page views (CDC Web Statistics).
The MMWR series of publications is identifiable by the following ISSN numbers:
|MMWR Recommendations and Reports||1057-5987||1545-8601|
|MMWR Surveillance Summaries||1546-0738||1545-8636|
*Electronic version of the publication
All material in the MMWR series is in the public domain and may be used and reprinted without special permission; citation as to source, however, is appreciated.
- Page last reviewed: August 8, 2018
- Page last updated: August 8, 2018
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