TWiV 1035: Poxvirus wars, warp speed COVID-19 vaccine rollout

August 13, 2023

TWiV dissects a study of COVID-19 vaccination which shows that the timing of initial rollout affects disease outcomes more substantially than final coverage or degree of socioeconomic disparity, and discovery of a novel cellular defense comprising a nuclease that is activated by poxvirus infection and cleaves a specific tRNA molecule to inhibit protein synthesis.


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Alan Dove, and Brianne Barker

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