TWiV 1115: Calling the CoPs on flu

May 19, 2024

TWiV reviews results of a phase 3 trial of a self-amplifying mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, and the finding that baseline innate and T cell populations are correlates of protection against symptomatic influenza virus infection independent of serology.

Hosts: Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove and Brianne Barker

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Immunogenicity and safety of self-amplifying mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (Lancet Inf Dis)

First self-amplifying mRNA vaccine approved in Japan (Science)

Rise of the RNA machines (Trends Biochem)

Innate and T cell populations correlates of protection against influenza (Nat Immunol)

Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!

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Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees

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