TWiV 927: Merchlinsky vs monkeypox

August 14, 2022

Michael Merchlinsky joins TWiV to discuss the development of two smallpox antiviral drugs and two smallpox vaccines and their uses during the monkeypox outbreak.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Michael Merchlinsky

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Dickson – Duke Ellington and his Orchestra. Signature song: Take The A Train;                                      Signature album: Black, Brown, And Beige and Herding Cats: Harlem 1958
Kathy – How the US Postal Service reads terrible handwriting
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Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees

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One comment on “TWiV 927: Merchlinsky vs monkeypox

  1. I knew Art Kane, the photographer who took the 1958 picture of the jazz musicians!
    He had many great stories about his many adventures. The Harlem picture. Another well known photo was of The Who draped in a flag. And chasing down Bob Dylan to the roof of a building in NYC and cornering him till he finally gave up and said: Just take the damn picture. Bob is crouched down in a corner and glaring at the camera.
    He did books of fashion photos, nudes, a series of characters in San Francisco’s Strip – strip. LOL
    When I knew him, he had a school in Cape May, NJ.