TWiV explains the meaning of vaccine-derived poliovirus found in London sewage, risk of long COVID after infections with Delta or Omicron variants of SARS-CoV-2, and enhancers of innate immune signaling as broad-spectrum antivirals.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler.
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Links for this episode
- Poliovirus in UK sewage (ProMedMail and Science) 6:15, 13:39
- Poliovirus eradication effort (Science) 16:25
- Long COVID after Delta and Omicron (Lancet) 22:07
- How common is long COVID? (Nature) 22:04, 32:34
- Immune enhancers as antivirals (Cell Chem Biol) 37:03
- Letters read on TWiV 913 1:13:54
- Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!
Weekly Picks 1:32:46
Dickson – Count Basie: April in Paris
Kathy – Bird aerodynamics & inertia: lay article, video, Nature
Rich – NASA Gateway (Thanks Ellis)
Alan – Polio Eradication in Nigeria
Vincent – The Tyranny of Merit by Michael J. Sandel
Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees
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A person can wear a tie and not drag it through lunch or a wound, wear a tie tack, bar or clip! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lf1rGSNQU8k&t=99s
Definitely extremely late to the convo here, but I love Count Basie! A group of us actually do Lindy Hop dancing to many songs from that era including Count Basie. I was thrilled when Dickson mentioned swing, which you can dance to with Lindy Hop. It definitely made my day!
**I meant when Dickson mentioned Jazz… not swing -_-‘