TWiV explores the properties of the spike glycoproteins of an influenza B virus discovered in the Wuhan spiny eel, and protection against SARS-CoV-2 infection one year after mRNA-1273 vaccination of nonhuman primates.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Brianne Barker
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Links for this episode
- HA and NA of Wuhan spiny eel influenza virus (Nat Comm) 2:39
- Protection one year after mRNA-1273 vaccination (bioRxiv) 48:06
- Letters read on TWiV 824 2:03:25
- Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!
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Dickson – Best of Gilda Radner
Brianne – This polio survivor is one of the last still relying on an iron lung
Rich – WHO Announces Proposed Members of its Scientific Advisory Group for the Origins of Novel Pathogens (SAGO); (members)
Vincent – Discovery of mRNA (paper one and two)
Doris – History of smallpox and smallpox vaccine
Judith – How the immune system works
Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees
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