The TWiVians present an imported case of yellow fever in New York City, and explain how a dengue virus subgenomic RNA disrupts immunity in mosquito salivary glands to increase virus replication.
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Links for this episode
- ASM Conference on Viral Manipulation of Nuclear Processes
- Roger W. Hendrix, 74 (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
- Roger Hendrix video on TWiV #135
- Yellow fever in traveler returning from Peru (MMWR)
- Dengue subgenomic RNA in mosquito salivary gland (PLoS Path)
- Image credit
- Letters read on TWiV 458
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