Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit
Vincent, Alan and Rich explain how to make a functional ribosome with tethered subunits, and review the results of a phase III VSV-vectored Ebolavirus vaccine trial in Guinea.
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- Social media specialist position at ASM 6:10
- WHO dismisses Catholic church on vaccine safety 13:40
- U of T Dean resigns over anti-vaccine course (Tor Star) 21:30
- Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) 24:35
- Countering anti-vaccination attitudes (PNAS) 15:55
- Designer ribosome (Nature) 27:20
- rVSV-EBOV preliminary report (NEJM) 51:55
- rVSV-EBOV phase III interim report (pdf, Lancet) 42:45
- World on verge of Ebolavirus vaccine (WHO)
- Ebolavirus vaccine in Africa (virology blog)
- Letters read on TWiV 349 7:50, 1:18:15
This episode is sponsored by ASM GAP 3:25
Timestamps by Jennifer. Thanks!
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I am glad to see that you are not giving NVIC any credence. That is a nice change from six years ago, where it seemed you did not know much about it. Thank you very much.
I really loved the rant.
(by the way, the link in my old comment is now broken, but is archived at the Wayback Machine)