TWiV 1129: You never forget the first time you flu

July 7, 2024

TWiV reviews measles in Kenya, a trial for a intranasal COVID vaccine, dengue in the Florida Keys and in Central/South America, Spain connecting government with scientists, T cell activation and viral RNA fragments persist for up to 2 years after SARS-CoV-2 infection, and durable cross-reactive and protective antibodies against avian N2 neuraminidases elicited by A(H2N2) and A(H3N2) influenza pandemics.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Alan Dove

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Measles in Kenya (WHO)

Intranasal COVID vaccine trial (NIH)

Dengue in Florida Keys (Florida Health)

Dengue rising in Central/South America (NPR)

Spain to connect scientists with government (Science)

Persistence of T cells and viral RNA after SARS-CoV-2 infection (Sci Transl Med)

Influenza pandemics induce cross-reactive antibodies against avian N2 (Nat Comm)

Letters read on TWiV 1129

Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!

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