TWiV 451: Expectorate the unexpected

July 23, 2017

West Nile virus mosquitoesThe TWiV scientists reveal that mosquitoes transmit different West Nile virus populations with each blood meal, only to have the diversity purged in a bird host.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

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