TWiV 61: Original antigenic sin

December 6, 2009

original-sinHosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dick muse about the symbiotic bacterium, Wolbachia, that protects flies from viral infection, the origin of 2009 influenza H1N1 virus, and the lure of original antigenic sin.

Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #61 (45 MB .mp3, 62 minutes)

Subscribe (free): iTunesRSSemail

Links for this episode:

Weekly Science Picks
Dick New Guinea Tapeworms and Jewish Grandmothers by Robert S. Desowitz
Vincent
Information is Beautiful – is swine flu vaccine safe?

Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

4 comments on “TWiV 61: Original antigenic sin

Content on this site is licensed by Microbe TV, LLC under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License