TWiV 5: Herpesviruses

October 23, 2008

Host: Vincent Racaniello

Special guest: Saul Silverstein

Vincent and Saul discuss infection, latency, and reactivation by members of the herpesvirus family of viruses.

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3 comments on “TWiV 5: Herpesviruses

  1. Pritesh Jul 19, 2010

    Amazing talk … Thank you Dr. Racaniello and Dr. Silverstein !!!

    I can relate to the rabies virus incidents in India and the problem of stray dogs, being from India. I had a friend who got bitten by rabid dog on neck. He had took 15 injections from physician. Now I understand it's severity since it is spot very close to brain and CNS. 500 rupees is around $10 but still quite high price to immunize a dog in the country.

    I am studying herpesvirus at Geogia State University and I am equally amazed about them. I have been wondering about the herpesvirus entry which is extremely complicated and challenging. I hope to find some insights into it.

    Hope to hear more from Dr.Silverstein and herpes.

    Thank you,

  2. tunie Jan 26, 2013

    Painful subject pleasurably done…thanks

  3. Mimi Zampedri Apr 28, 2015

    I learned I had herpes type 2 about four years ago, when I was in college and had a moronic one night affair. I think some girls say this but I swear I never did that sort of thing. I jus made an error that one time and, straightaway, it looked like I was going to have to live with the consequences for the rest of my life. The awful part was feeling I would never date someone else again. After all, who wants to be intimate with a lady who has blisters around her you-know-what? But after somebody told me about this video , everything has changed. Not only was I able to eliminate all traces of the herpes virus from my body in less than fifteen days, but I was also able to start dating again. I even met my kindred soul and I’m so blessed to write that just last week, in front of many people in a restaurant, he got down on one knee and proposed to me! This program offered me the chance to be happy again, and to experience true love.