TWiV 1105: All the T and B in China

April 14, 2024

TWiV reviews influenza H5N1 in North American cows and in birds throughout New York City, polio health emergency extended, ChatGPT to control vaccine hesitancy, increasing viral hepatitis worldwide, dengue public health alert in Puerto Rico, cherry trees drowning in Washington DC, death of iron lung Paul, origin and dispersal history of hepatitis B virus in Eastern Eurasia, and antibody-independent protection against heterologous SARS-CoV-2 challenge.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

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The New City by Dickson Despommier (blog post)

Navigating the U.S. Immigration System webinar

International Conferene on Pandemic Preparedness

Avian influenza in dairy cows North Carolina and South Dakota

H5N1 clade Pathogenic flu throughout NYC

Polio from Afghanistan to Pakistan extending public health emergency

CHAT GPT to combat vaccine hesitancy

Viral hepatitis worldwide

Dengue public health alert in Puerto Rico

Cherry trees being drowned by water level rise in DC

Paul in iron lung dies (NPR)

Hepatitis B virus in Eastern Eurasia (Nat Comm)

Antibody-independent protection against heterologous SARS-CoV-2 (Nature)

Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!

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