Virus Bulletin archives

Archive of Virus Bulletin issues going back to July 1989.

From July 1989 to June 2014, Virus Bulletin was published in a magazine-style format – initially starting out as a hard-copy publication before moving fully digital in 2006.

The archive below contains PDFs of all the Virus Bulletin magazine issues from July 1989 to June 2014.

Since July 2014, Bulletin articles have been published as standalone pieces, rather than being bundled together into monthly publications. Individual articles can be found (and searched) via the main Bulletin page. (Articles dating from December 2005 onwards are also individually available in HTML format.)

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