TWiV 750: To err is viral

May 2, 2021

The TWiVmeisters discuss how copy-back defective viral genomes might modulate the clinical outcome of respiratory syncytial virus infection, and detection of antibodies to henipa- and filo-like viruses in Trinidad bats.

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

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2 comments on “TWiV 750: To err is viral

  1. Lisa Jones May 2, 2021

    Please do a TWIV on cattle pathogens. You can call it “Cow Talk”. Then you can practice your newly acquired bovine vocabulary. I want to hear you say the word “heifer”.

  2. Mary Anne May 4, 2021

    I would love to hear your thoughts on this recent article:
    Unexpected detection of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in the prepandemic period in Italy

    Thanks for all your great work and insights!