Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler
Zika virus spreads in the USA, a Zika virus DNA vaccine goes into phase I trials, and how mosquito bites enhance virus replication and disease, from the friendly TWiFolk Vincent, Dickson, Alan, and Kathy.
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- Beverly Griffin, 86 (1 2 3) 3:10
- Zika virus in the US (CDC) 9:15
- Zika virus spreading in Miami (CDC) 10:00
- Zika virus in Florida (NY Times) 12:25
- NIH begins phase I trial of Zika virus DNA vaccine (NIAID) 19:10
- Mosquito salive enhances West Nile replication in mice (J Virol) 29:45
- Mosquito bites enhance virus infection (Immunity) 27:50
- Photo of A. aegyptii and mouse ears from Marieke Pingen
- Letters read on TWiV 401 6:10, 1:06:45
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Dickson – Photographer Rosamond Purcell
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Ricardo – Portugal Four Days on Renewable Energy
Fatma – DeNovo: Predicting virus-host protein interactions
Stephen – How mosquitoes use six needles to suck your blood
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Good Beautiful Morning from Woods Hole, MA
Professor, have you ever considered a transcript of TWiV for the hearing impaired. It occurred to me, while riding on the ferry from Martha’s Vineyard, that reading might be a good option at time.
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