TWiV 364: It’s not SARS 2.0

November 22, 2015

horseshoe batsHosts: Vincent RacanielloRich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guests: Ralph Baric and Vineet Menachery

Vincent, Rich, and Kathy speak with Ralph and Vineet about their research on the potential of SARS-like bat coronaviruses  to infect human cells and cause disease in mice.

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7 comments on “TWiV 364: It’s not SARS 2.0

  1. Andrea Onenc Nov 22, 2015

    Prof VRR- You mentioned you are going to UNC Chapel Hill.
    When is that? Seems like you had a number of professors on TWIV from UNC lately- first Dr. Blossom Damania and now Dr. Ralph Baric from UNC. Any more planned for the future?

    • Dr. Damania is arranging a visit to UNC Chapel Hill next semester. I’ll do a TWiV there with even more virologists! No date set yet.

  2. Nurse Feb 3, 2020

    What’s your comment on recent outbreak? Is there any evidence showing the possibility of lab leaking?

    • peter catalano May 27, 2020

      Crickets. This is what rattles people. Thanks for asking. And when there is an answer (such as the Nature Medicine paper of 17 March) it’s full of speculation and evasion and then branded as “the science is settled”.

  3. peter catalano May 27, 2020

    You’d be surprised how many laymen are studying the Baric & WIV paper here in 2020.