TWiV reveals isolation from bats in Laos of a SARS-CoV-2 like virus with a spike protein that allows entry into human cells, and exploration of a herpesvirus vector for immunization of vampire bats against rabies virus.
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- SARS-CoV-2 like viruses from Laotian bats (Res Sq) 1:44
- Herpesvirus in rabies endemic vampire bats (Nat Comm) 37:04
- Letters read on TWiV 809 1:33:52
- Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!
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