TWiV 46: Virus entry into cells

August 23, 2009

rhinovirus-ldlrHosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dick Despommier

Vincent and Dick continue virology 101 with a discussion of virus entry into cells, then answer reader email on colony collapse disorder and viruses that confer a benefit to their host.

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5 comments on “TWiV 46: Virus entry into cells

  1. thank you very much for this. I really enjoyed your podcast

  2. Esther Nguveren Abwa Mar 5, 2020

    Interesting to hear you discussed so honestly about viruses and how they affect human diseases. It’s all quite complicated to ordinary ears although you sound so knowledgeable.and fluent about it all. I have always been suspicious about swine flu vaccination and I think my fears have been confirmed today. I think this type of vaccination should not be given to the group of people listed as ‘at risk’ as no one has to die simply for being old,for example. Please, help share this view to your listeners in your next chat with Jack.

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