Vincent, Alan, and Rich review concern over an influenza H5N1 transmission experiment, and a new host defense protein against RNA viruses.
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- Concern over H5N1 transmission experiment (CIDRAP)
- Information on NSABB
- Enserink’s overstated story (Science)
- New cell defense protein against RNA viruses (Nature Chem Biol)
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