TWiV 58: Nipah virus in ferrets

November 15, 2009

NiV_brainHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dick Despommier, Alan Dove, and Joshua Stillman

Vincent, Dick, and Alan are joined by emergency medicine physician Dr. Joshua Stillman to talk about passive antibody therapy for Nipah infection in ferrets, annual influenza immunization of children, facemasks to prevent influenza, predicting dengue outbreaks by the weather, and the amazing viral communities in an icy Antarctic lake.

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4 comments on “TWiV 58: Nipah virus in ferrets

  1. Lisa Ann Gabriel,RNP Nov 18, 2009

    In response to the query from “William” regarding current and future viral approaches to treat cancers;here is an article of interest.
    http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/Journals/cb/Volum

  2. Lisa Ann Gabriel,RNP Nov 18, 2009

    In response to the query from “William” regarding current and future viral approaches to treat cancers;here is an article of interest.
    http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/Journals/cb/Volum

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