TWiV 361: Zombie viruses on the loose

November 1, 2015

Frederick NovyHosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson DespommierAlan Dove, and Rich Condit

The TWiVsters discuss Frederick Novy’s return from retirement to recover a lost rat virus, and evidence for persistence of Ebolavirus in semen.

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