TWiV 824: Immunogoblins in the nose and lungs

October 31, 2021

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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Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees

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