TWiV 384: Agent 003, a view to a fish kill

April 10, 2016

Tilapia die-offHosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson DespommierAlan Dove and Rich Condit

Guests: Nischay Mishra and Ian Lipkin

Nischay and Ian join the TWiVions to discuss mass die-offs of tilapia by a novel orthomyxo-like virus, Ian’s editorial on the movie Vaxxed, and new vaccines to prevent dengue virus infections, including a human challenge model. 

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This episode is sponsored by ASM Agar Art Contest, ASM Grant Writing Course, and ASV 2016 36:55, 1:03:40

Timestamps by Jennifer. Thanks!

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