Vincent and Alan discuss cap-snatching by the hantavirus N protein and the influenza virus endonuclease, HIV-1 and Ebola virus antagonism of tetherin, and influenza pneumonia.
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Links for this episode:
- WHO confirmed cases of H5N1 influenza
- Hantavirus N protein replaces eIF4F and sequesters capped primers in P bodies
- Ebola virus G protein antagonizes tetherin
- 1918 influenza and pneumococcal pneumonia
- Rabies survivor: Articles from CDC and New England Journal of Medicine
- ProMedMail report on Fatal rabies case in the UK
- Documentary film, “Naturally Obsessed: The Making of a Scientist”
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