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TWiV is a weekly netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick. Brought to you by four university professors and a science writer.

This Week in Virology Vincent Racaniello

    • Life Sciences

TWiV is a weekly netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick. Brought to you by four university professors and a science writer.

    COVID-19 clinical update #39 with Dr. Daniel Griffin

    COVID-19 clinical update #39 with Dr. Daniel Griffin

    Daniel Griffin provides his weekly clinical report on COVID-19, including analysis of vitamin D levels in patients, information on Moderna and Pfizer vaccines, distribution plans suggested by ACIP, and more.

    • 37 min
    We put COVID-19 papers through a sieve

    We put COVID-19 papers through a sieve

    On this episode, UK grants EUA for Pfizer vaccine, advice for CDC on who to immunize first, news from Das Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 protease regulates innate responses, and viral mRNAs are not an indication of viral replication.

    • 1 hr 50 min
    Peter Hotez sticks to the vax

    Peter Hotez sticks to the vax

    Peter Hotez joins TWiV to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic, including why it went out of control in the US, the hijacking of public health practices by anti-science extremist groups, prospects for control, and whether we will be prepared for the next one.

    • 2 hrs 18 min
    COVID-19 clinical update #38 with Dr. Daniel Griffin

    COVID-19 clinical update #38 with Dr. Daniel Griffin

    Daniel Griffin provides his weekly clinical report on COVID-19, including new post-exposure guidelines from CDC, clinical trials of Remdesivir and convalescent plasma, FDA EUA for baricitinib and Regeneron’s monoclonal antibody and more.

    • 34 min
    Pandemicky

    Pandemicky

    The TWiVers analyze efficacy of the AstraZeneca/Oxford adenovirus vectored vaccine, SARS-CoV-2 did not infect miners who became ill 8 years ago after cleaning bat guano from a cave in Yunnan Province, and induction of antigen-specific germinal center responses and production of neutralizing antibody by SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine but not purified protein.

    • 1 hr 50 min
    Persistence of SARS-CoV-2 immune memory

    Persistence of SARS-CoV-2 immune memory

    Daniel Griffin provides a clinical report on COVID-19, and Shane Crotty explains a study of antibodies, B cells and T cells in patients which suggests that immunological memory to SARS-CoV-2 might be long-lived.

    • 3 hrs 4 min

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