TWiV 1095: Monkeys fly and mice exaggerate

March 10, 2024

TWiV reviews heterosexual transmission of clade I Mpox virus, continued circulation of oropouche virus in South America, herpesviruses in South American fur seals and sea lions, sex-specific differences in physiological responses to SARS-CoV-2 infection, underdetected dispersal and extensive local transmission drove the 2022 Mpox epidemic, and a humanized mouse model for adenovirus-associated virus gene therapy.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Angela Mingarelli

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The New City by Dickson Despommier 8:16

Heterosexual transmission of clade I Mpox virus (Emerg Inf Dis) 9:22

Continued circulation of oropouche virus (PAHO and WHO) 10:39

Herpesviruses in fur seals and sea lions (PLoS One) 11:23

Sex-specific effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PLoS One) 18:51

Drivers of 2022 Mpox virus epidemic (Cell) 21:03

How AAV gene transfer works (YouTube) 58:05

Humanized mouse model for AAV gene therapy (Nat Comm) 57:15

Letters read on TWiV 1095

Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!

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Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees

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