TWiV 1125: Can pig flu viruses go viral?

June 23, 2024

TWiV reviews criticism of NIAID monkeypox virus experiments by House Republicans, spread of wild poliovirus across Afghanistan and Pakistan, plan to overhaul NIH by House lawmakers, and the potential pandemic risk of circulating swine H1N2 influenza viruses.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Brianne Barker, and Angela Mingarelli

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2024 International HBV Meeting

House Republicans fault NIH for evasive answers on monkeypox virus study (Science)

Report on MPX experiments at NIAID (pdf)

Wild poliovirus spreads across Pakistan and Afghanistan (Science)

Plan to overhaul NIH (Science)

Reforming NIH (pdf)

Potential pandemic risk of circulating swine H1N2 influenza viruses (Nat Comm)

Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!

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