100 episodes

TWiV is a weekly netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick. Professors Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler and science writer Alan Dove and guests deconstruct viruses, how they cause illness, and dissect the latest research.

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TWiV is a weekly netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick. Professors Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler and science writer Alan Dove and guests deconstruct viruses, how they cause illness, and dissect the latest research.

    TWiV 618: Nipah virus at 20

    TWiV 618: Nipah virus at 20

    From the Nipah Virus International Conference in Singapore, Vincent speaks with meeting participants about the history of the first Nipah virus outbreak, lessons learned from Hendra virus, surveillance of bats for viruses, and the development of a vaccine.

    • 58 min
    TWiV 617: Coronavirus Times

    TWiV 617: Coronavirus Times

    Daniel Griffin provides a clinical update on COVID-19, then we review TETRIS by Paterson NJ, modeling the effects of intervention in the US on cases and deaths, mixing PCR and serology data, and much more, including listener email.

    • 2 hr 32 min
    TWiV 616: Singing about coronavirus

    TWiV 616: Singing about coronavirus

    Vincent, Kathy and Rich discuss COVID-19 research paper overload, Moderna's mRNA vaccine Phase I results, increase of ACE2 RNA by cigarette smoke, and answer listener questions.

    • 1 hr 43 min
    TWiV 615: Peter Daszak of EcoHealth Alliance

    TWiV 615: Peter Daszak of EcoHealth Alliance

    Vincent speaks with Peter Daszak, President of EcoHealth Alliance, a global nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting wildlife and public health from the emergence of disease.

    • 35 min
    TWiV 614: COVID Tetris - Test, trace, isolate

    TWiV 614: COVID Tetris - Test, trace, isolate

    Daniel Griffin provides a clinical update on COVID-19, then we review results showing requirement for the furin site in the SARS-CoV-2 spike for replication, US state vaccine exemptions, concerns with a rapid diagnostic test, and answers to listener questions.

    • 2 hr 47 min
    TWiV 613: Jenner, vaccines, and COVID-19

    TWiV 613: Jenner, vaccines, and COVID-19

    Vincent, Kathy and Rich explain the Jenner Institute's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, the NIH decision to stop the Remdesivir study, and answer listener questions.

    • 1 hr 45 min

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