TWiV reviews SARS-CoV-2 infection of wild white-tailed deer in the US, mRNA vaccine-mediated protection by spike-specific T cells before detection of neutralizing antibodies, and recovery from SARS-CoV-2 infection in T-cell depleted rhesus macaques.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Brianne Barker
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Links for this episode
- SARS-CoV-2 in wild deer (bioRxiv) 12:05
- Rapid T cell induction by mRNA vaccine (Nature) 26:28
- T cell depleted macaques recover from SARS-CoV-2 infection (mBio) 48:11
- Letters read on TWiV 791 1:17:03
- Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!
Weekly Picks 1:45:19
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Brianne – BioNumbers
Rich – Advice will evolve as COVID situation changes
Alan – Mars Perseverance-themed geocaching swag
Vincent – Mattel’s Barbie Turns Women Of Science, Including COVID Vaccine Developer, Into Dolls
Nancy – Vaccines at a Party
Jeff – How to Survive a Plague, Part 2
Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees
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Regarding covid in deer , can the virus be carried in human poop? there are more and more people pooping in woods this year and animals sniffing the poop or in many cases eating the poop . Could human poop be the vector ?
Listening to your TWIV podcast on T cells. Can you comment on CD3?
It’s a personal issue for me when I was diagnosed 4 years ago overseas with CTCL and many tests were performed locally and blood sent to NIH for CD3, CD4, CD8. However never hear anything about CD3 can you comment?
Dickson Despommier is really a drag on this site.
I know he was a founder, and has a history, but his delusions often so distract, that it compromises the validity of the other information.
His Parasites podcast is enough of a presentation. Let’s not compromise the valuable information often presented.
I’m a elderly fly fisherman also, so———-