TWiV 835: Giving thanks for antibodies

November 28, 2021

TWiV reviews why children should be vaccinated against COVID-19, increased risk of infection with SARS-CoV-2 Beta, Gamma, and Delta variant compared to Alpha variant in vaccinated but not recovered individuals, and immune correlates of protection from the mRNA-1273 vaccine efficacy trial.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Brianne Barker

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Weekly Picks 1:16:21

Dickson – Pee Wee Herman aka Paul Rubens
Brianne APOD: Pleiades
VincentA History of Poliomyelitis by JR Paul

Listener Picks

RichardLet’s talk about a familiar problem and a new tactic….
SherriHave the New Jab

Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees

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4 comments on “TWiV 835: Giving thanks for antibodies

  1. Ian Light Nov 28, 2021

    Interesting to know if antibody levels at say day 57 are related to severity of Covid 19 and to memory B cells and T cell Strength . Note in preconception care Rubella And Varicella antibodies are taken EVEN parvovirus B 19 antibody level is being suggested .

  2. Sheila Whitaker Nov 28, 2021

    Thanks for all your youtube/podcasts, I really enjoy listening to them as I have long Covid and I feel they stop my brain turning to complete mush as I lie in the dark. I was interested to look at Brianne’s pick of the Pleiades, however had trouble with the link “Calder at MoMA”. I know you will be busy with more important things, but I would love to see it if there is an easier-to-follow link.
    Many thanks

  3. Richard Cornell Nov 29, 2021

    What example is it to children when what we think are intelligent adults have decided to risk death by not being vaccinate. It is a good example to their children that they are smarter then the rest of us.
    Mother Nature has a way of getting rid of the dumb ones and it looks if a few hundred thousand more humans will die off.
    Maybe it is for the best. With their children also dying off that way they will not be able to bred.
    With an estimated of 140 million more humans being added to earth population in 2021 what are a few dumb ones dying off.

  4. Jeffery Biss Nov 30, 2021

    First, we need to develop biological systems on chip that better mimic the human system so that we can end the abuse of nonhuman animals to produce more human relevant data.

    Second, most everyone that I know has no time to invest in TWiV, Vincent’s virology lectures or Brianne’s immunology lectures, but they have the time to watch TV and cable shows, sports, etc. Most people just do not seem interested in educating themselves only concerned with spouting off with their highly partisan views. There is but one objective truth and most people can’t accept that.