TWiV 284: By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes

May 11, 2014

injectionsHosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson DespommierRich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiV team discusses how skin scarification promotes a nonspecific immune response, and whether remaining stocks of smallpox virus should be destroyed.

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5 comments on “TWiV 284: By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes

  1. B Chin May 11, 2014

    The “how I record my lectures” link is broken.

  2. Diane May 26, 2014

    This was a completely amazing TWIV. I wish I could “favorite” it, because I want to be able to come back to it. The boosted immune response with scarification was fascinating, the philosophical discussion about whether to keep or destroy remaining smallpox stocks and finally a revisit of the Tamiflu episode via Mark Crislip was all just wonderful. Thank you!