TWiV 170: From variolous effluvia to VLPs

February 12, 2012

cow-pockHosts: Alan DoveRich Condit, and Dickson Despommier

Alan, Rich, and Dickson discuss Edward Jenner’s paper on cowpox vaccine, then move 200 years later to modern vaccines against norovirus, influenza H5N1, and more.

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10 comments on “TWiV 170: From variolous effluvia to VLPs

  1. “You can snort powdered scabs from people who have had the disease…”

    This podcast almost always has a moment or two that makes me shudder uncontrollably.  Thanks, TWiV.  Thanks a lot.