TWiV 42: Bats and ticks

twiv-200Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dick DespommierAlan Dove, and Delthia Ricks

In episode #42 of the podcast “This Week in Virology”, Vincent, Dick, Alan, and Delthia Ricks discuss a new influenza virus-like particle vaccine, dog flu, ultrasensitive pen-sized virus detector, imported rabies in the US, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, and next season’s flu vaccines.

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Links for this episode:
Trivalent virus-like particle vaccine
Canine flu virus vaccine
Ultrasensitive virus detector
Rabies imported into the US
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in Kazakhstan
FDA approves seasonal flu vaccine for fall
Yields of 2009 H1N1 vaccine are low
FDA may fast-track approval of 2009 H1N1 vaccine

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