TWiP 181: Daniel’s drive-through

March 14, 2020

Dickson, Daniel and Vincent solve the case of the Two Volunteers With Watery Diarrhea, discuss diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 in the New York area, and reveal an approach to preventing honeybee colony collapse by imbuing their gut bacteria with the ability to produce antiviral and antiparasite double-stranded RNAs.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Daniel Griffin

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Case Study for TWiP 181

Risks of being helpful. Volunteer from previous case. Diarrhea is gone, now has second issue. Since coming to Uganda noticing on waking in AM often has series of 1 cm red raised lesions in a line, 3-4, on torso. Swollen and itchy. New ones in the AM. Manager says welcome to Uganda. They move out of room, leave bedding behind. Lesions stop. What is going on and when can they move back into room?

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Music by Ronald Jenkees

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2 comments on “TWiP 181: Daniel’s drive-through

  1. Bob Landers Mar 14, 2020

    Thank you for giving us a partial break on COVID-19 as now multiple states and now the nation has declared state of emergency due to COVID-19

  2. Bob Tacto Mar 16, 2020

    Cool episode as usual!

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