Welkin joins the TWiV team for a discussion of HIV prophylaxis using vectored antibodies, and the influenza H5N1 virus studies in ferrets that were not redacted.
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Links for this episode:
- Vectored HIV immunoprophylaxis (Nature)
- Vectored immunoprophylaxis – the Movie (YouTube)
- Adeno-associated virus (Wikipedia)
- In vitro evolution of H5N1 towards human receptor specificity (Virology)
- Endogenous viral genes non-essential in chicken (Nature)
- Rates of HIV transmission per coital act (J Inf Dis)
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- Letters read on TWiV 168
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