TWiV 401: Vector victorious

August 7, 2016

mouse bitesHosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson DespommierAlan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

Zika virus spreads in the USA, a Zika virus DNA vaccine goes into phase I trials, and how mosquito bites enhance virus replication and disease, from the friendly TWiFolk Vincent, Dickson, Alan, and Kathy.

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One comment on “TWiV 401: Vector victorious

  1. Johnye Ballenger Aug 8, 2016

    Good Beautiful Morning from Woods Hole, MA

    Professor, have you ever considered a transcript of TWiV for the hearing impaired. It occurred to me, while riding on the ferry from Martha’s Vineyard, that reading might be a good option at time.

    Enjoy,
    Johnye
    24 C, clear, some clouds and BEAUTIFUL!!!

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