TWiV 997: Inside Omicron with Mohsan Saeed

April 2, 2023

Mohsan joins TWiV to discuss the work of his laboratory showing that spike and nsp6 are determinants of Omicron attenuation, and why the work was widely misinterpreted by the press and the public.

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloAlan Dove, and Rich Condit

Guest: Mohsan Saeed

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